Raspberry Clafoutis

Clafoutis is a classic French dessert traditionally made with black cherries. In this version of the recipe, delicately sweet and tangy raspberries are baked in a delicious flan-like batter.

Serving size

1 wedge

Makes

8

Ingredients

3 cups fresh raspberries

6 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided

⅔ cup all-purpose flour

teaspoon kosher salt

3 large eggs

3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 cup water

⅓ cup half and half

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 tablespoon powdered sugar

Nutrition Info

Makes:Serving size: 1 wedge

Calories

183

Fat

8 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Trans Fat

<1 g

Cholesterol

85 mg

Carbohydrates

25 g

Sugar

13 g

Fiber

3 g

Protein

4 g

Sodium

48 mg

Calcium

35 mg

Phosphorus

68 mg

Potassium

122 mg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter a deep pie pan or 9 x 9 pan or spray a layer of cooking spray to line the pan.
  3. Toss the berries with the 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar and spread into the bottom of the pan.
  4. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, 4 tablespoons of granulated sugar and salt.
  5. On medium speed, beat the eggs, butter, lemon juice, water, half and half, and vanilla into the flour mixture until smooth. About three minutes.
  6. Pour the batter over the berries in the pan.
  7. Bake 45 – 55 minutes, until set and a toothpick comes out clean in the center.
  8. Let cool ten minutes before sifting the powdered sugar over top.
  9. Cut into 8 even wedges and serve warm.

 

Recipe contributed by Linda Blaylock, Prof. Cook, Kidney Health Coach

You can swap raspberries for strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, pitted cherries or a mix in this recipe. Top with whipped cream if having as a dessert, or serve plain.