Berry Clafoutis Veg HT
DP French 60mins
4-6 Hot Vegetarian Dessert Pudding
75g/3oz Caster Sugar
1/2 Vanilla Bean
75g/3oz Plain Flour
A pinch of Salt
180ml/6fl.oz. Crème Fraîche
375g/13oz Fresh mixed Berries e.g. (Strawberries, blackberries raspberries,
1 teasp Icing Sugar
1. Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6 and lightly
grease a shallow ovenproof
dish (approx 1.5L/50fl.oz.)
2. In a large
mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar until frothy.
3. Split the
vanilla pod in half and scrape the seeds out into the egg mixture. Add the
flour and salt and mix to a smooth batter.
4. Fold in the
milk and half the creme fraiche, mix well then pour about a third of the batter
into the prepared dish. Bake in the oven for about 3 minutes until the
batter just sets.
5. Remove from
oven and spread the berries evenly over the top. Pour the remaining batter over
the berries, return to the oven and continue baking for 30-40 minutes or until
well risen. Try not to open the door during the cooking time.
6. Meanwhile, in a
mixing bowl, mix the remaining crème fraîche with the icing sugar.
7. To serve
- cut the clafoutis into 4 to 6 portions, dust with a little extra icing
sugar and serve with the sweetened crème fraîche on the side.
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