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Clafoutis


Serves 6

INGREDIENTS

  • Knob of butter

  • 350g (12 oz) cherries, pitted

  • 25g (1 oz) plain flour

  • 55g (2 oz) caster sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 425ml (¾ pint) milk

  • 6 tbsp kirsch

  • Icing sugar, for decoration

Method
Butter 6 small AGA flan dishes and divide the cherries between them. Place the flour and sugar into a basin stir together, then add the eggs and egg yolk whisk together and gradually add the milk. Strain the batter over the cherries and pour a tablespoon of kirsch over the top of each flan dish.

2-oven AGA
Place on the grid shelf on the floor of the Roasting Oven and cook for 20 minutes, then slide in the cold plain shelf and cook for a further 10-15 minutes until the clafoutis is brown and puffed up.

3 and 4-oven AGA
Place towards the top of the Baking Oven and cook for 30-35 minutes, until the clafoutis is brown and puffed up. Cool until warm and dredge with icing sugar, then serve.

Conventional cooking
Bake at 190°C, Fan Oven 170°C or Gas Mark 5 for about 45 minutes.

Earlier Event: 14 December
Rayburn Pumpkin And Pecan Bread
Later Event: 20 December
Rayburn Chicken and Leek Pie