Plum Clafoutis

Plum Clafoutis
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Plum Clafoutis

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes


A clafoutis is a type of flan made of fruit (typically cherries) baked in a sweet batter. This plum variant will fill your house with delicious aromas.



  • 68 ripe plums
  • 4 eggs
  • 300 mL milk
  • 80 grams plain flour
  • 6 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Heat your oven to 190°C.
  2. Grease a 25cm flan tin or similar with butter and sprinkle 1 tablespoon of caster sugar over the bottom.
  3. Place plum halves, cut side down, so that they cover the entire bottom of the pie dish.
  4. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of sugar over the top of the plums.
  5. In a blender whizz 3 tablespoons of sugar, the eggs, milk, flour, lemon zest, cinnamon, vanilla and salt.
  6. Process until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  7. Pour over the fruit in the pan.
  8. Bake for about one hour or until firm and lightly browned.
  9. Dust with icing sugar before serving.
  10. Serve warm as is or with a little cream


  • You can also substitute the fresh plums with other fresh fruits like pears or nectarines etc – or use canned sliced/halved fruits if it is more convenient or better availability due to season e.g.; apricots, plums, pears, peaches etc.


  • Serving Size: 8

Posted on

June 24, 2014