Friday, November 28, 2008

Baking With Bev

I thought I would share one this year's Thanksgiving dessert recipes. While scouring my cookbooks for new ideas, I came upon a recipe for Cherry Clafoutis. This is a traditional French dessert described as a batter pudding....not quite a custard, not quite a cake. Because cherries are not in season in this part of the country, I decided to vary the recipe and use some of our fresh frozen berries from this past summer's harvest. What I did not realize though, that when made with anything other that cherries, a clafoutis becomes a flognarde instead. So.....here is my recipe for Triple Berry Flognarde or "Flognarde Avec Trois Fruits".....Mais Oui, Je parle Francais....un peu.




Triple Berry Flognarde


Butter, to grease pan
2 tbsp. sugar
3 cups berries (blueberries, cranberries, blackberries, raspberries, etc.) fresh or frozen
3/4 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
grated zest of one lemon
confectioners' sugar for dusting



Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Butter a 9 x 13 inch baking

dish and sprinkle with 2 tbsp. sugar. Place the baking dish on a cookie sheet. Spread 3 cups of berries (fresh or frozen) in the pan and bake for 10 minutes. Do not drain juice.

















Beat eggs with sugar about 1 minute.







Mix dry ingredients in one bowl. Add half of dry ingredients to egg and sugar mixture. Then add all of half and half and the rest of dry ingredients. Add the vanilla and the lemon zest and stir to combine.
















Pour the batter over the berries. Bake until golden brown, about 35 minutes. Cool slightly, serve with powdered sugar dusting.


Yummy!!

9 comments:

Katmom said...

Bev,
Quel merveilleux dessert. Je vous remercie de partager avec nous.
farm kitchen hugz,
>^..^<

Katmom said...

oh, by-the-by, I luv UR "piggy" cutting board....
>^..^<

ranchmama said...

That looks so yummy! Makes me hungry :)

Queen of Dreamsz said...

omg, Can you overnight express some of that!! :o) It looks fabulous...

You gotta drop by for a minute to see what I snagged at the thrift store. It will go in the upstairs bedroom. And check out my first attempt at rug hooking.

Hugs, Steph

Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

Hi Bev,
I had to make a copy of this one. Sounds really good. Thank you!
Love all the projects, I'll be checking back to see what all you make.
Keep Stitchen'
Bonnie

KKJD1 said...

Looks delish! Blessings, Karen

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Yummy in the tummy! Thanks for the wonderful recipe Bev that I will be using soon! Have a wonderful week sweetie!

Hugs,
Maryjane

Memaw's memories said...

This is very much like our Lazy Man's Cobbler. And I love it. With any kind of berries. Peaches do nicely also.

Shadows of the goddess designs said...

looks yummy. You are making me hungry this morning.:P

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