Serves: 6

A classic French dessert that is easy to make. Make your loved ones something special this coming Valentines Day with this delicious red fruit clafoutis that is sure to impress.


For the clafoutis batter

  • 50g ground almonds
  • 15g plain flour
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 yolks
  • 250g single cream

For the filling

  • Butter for greasing
  • Icing sugar for dusting
  • 750g mixed red fruits: strawberries, cherries, (stoned), blueberries, raspberries, redcurrants

For the crème anglaise

  • 6 yolks
  • 125g sugar
  • 1/2 litre milk
  • 100g cream


1Lightly butter a round 24 cm shallow dish.

2Whisk the ingredients for the clafoutis and leave the batter to chill for a few hours or overnight in the fridge.

3Mix the fruit and pack into the dish in one layer. You need more fruit than batter for an extra specially delicious clafoutis.

4Cook for about 40 minutes until golden and the batter is set.

5Serve with crème anglaise or a fruit coulis.

For the crème anglaise

1Mix the yolks with the sugar, then pour on the heated milk and cream and mix well.

2Return to the pan and heat gently, stirring all the time until the mixture coats the back of a wooden spoon.

3Strain immediately.


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