Strawberry Clafoutis Inspired by a Trip to the Fields
 
 
It's strawberry season and desserts studded with strawberries are always welcomed. Try this French inspired classic with a California Strawberry fresh and quick for any outdoor party!
Author:
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • 1⅛ cups all purpose flour
  • 11 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled
  • 1¼ cup milk
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 2 vanilla beans,scraped
  • 2½ tablespoons butter, cut in small pieces - divided
  • 1 lb. washed strawberries, stems removed
  • ⅛ cup powdered sugar for topping
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Lightly whisk eggs in a bowl, add the flour and whisk together.
  3. Add the 11 Tbls. of cooled butter and mix.
  4. Add the milk and whisk until blended, then add the sugar and vanilla beans. Mix gently.
  5. Butter a 8½ inch pie plate, with the 1 tablespoon of butter.
  6. Spread the strawberries in the plate.
  7. Pour the batter over the berries.
  8. Place the dish on a sheet pan and carefully place in the oven.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 350 degrees and bake for another 15 minutes.
  10. Scatter the remaining 1½ tablespoons butter pieces over the top and bake for another 5 minutes.
  11. To test: Insert a small knife into the center, if it comes out clean it's done.
  12. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve warm.
Recipe by California Greek Girl at http://www.californiagreekgirl.com/strawberry-clafoutis-inspired-by-a-trip-to-the-fields/