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Serving size 8
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1 cup granulated sugar, plus more for dusting1 Tbsp granulated sugar, plus more for dusting5 large eggs½ vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped¾ cup all-purpose flour, sifted¾ cup almond flour or almond meal2 Tbsp almond flour or almond meal1 tsp kosher salt1 cup whole milk1 cup heavy cream12 oz sweet cherries, pitted1 confectioners' sugar, for dusting sweetened whipped cream, for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Butter a 10-inch round gratin dish and dust it with granulated sugar. In a large bowl, whisk the 1 cup of granulated sugar with the eggs and vanilla seeds. Whisk in the all-purpose flour, almond flour and salt until just incorporated. Add the milk and cream and whisk until light and very smooth, about 3 minutes. Pour the batter into the prepared gratin dish and arrange the cherries on top.
  2. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until the clafoutis is set and golden. Let cool. Dust with confectioners’ sugar, cut into wedges and serve with whipped cream.

MAKE AHEAD: The clafoutis can be wrapped and refrigerated overnight. Serve at room temperature.

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Recipe Credit: Belinda Leong
Photo Credit: Christina Holmes

Tags: Dessert, Baking, Summer

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