Claufouti with Cherries and Vanilla
Posted June 9, 2011 by
Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 45 min Ready Time 1 hour, 15 min Servings: 8


  • 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 Stick
  • ½ vanilla bean split and scraped
  • 4 eggs
  • 1-1/3 cup whole milk
  • ½ cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 2/3 cup Stone-Buhr All Purpose Washington White Flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 sweet cherries, pitted


Preheat the oven to 400°F. Melt butter over medium low heat in a sauté pan, swirling pan occasionally until butter turns golden. Add vanilla bean pod and seeds to butter and allow to cool. Place eggs, milk, 1/4 cup sugar, flour, and salt in a blender.  Blend a few seconds until smooth. Remove vanilla bean pod from cooled butter and use to lightly coat the bottom and sides of a 10-inch glass or ceramic ovenproof baking pan.  Whisk remaining butter into batter. Cover bottom of buttered pan with cherries; pour batter over fruit to cover and sprinkle remaining 1/4 sugar evenly over batter. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.  Serve immediately. *Makes one 10-inch pie pan.