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Created by: Alan Yost
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Cherry Clafoutis

I used the stand mixer procedure (the one in the course materials), and found the dough very hard to work with, but the flavor was worth all the trouble. Next time I'll try the one in the video (using a food processor) and hope for a little more ease of handling. But I suspect the difficulty with the dough will not stop me from making it again. I should add that there are no fresh cherries anywhere around here this time of year, so I used 2 clans of tart cherries in water, but thoroughly drained. All but about half a cup of them fit into the crust. The outcome was still delicious, so now I REALLY want to see how great it is with fresh cherries. Rainier cherries are popular here in the summer and they are practically addictive, so ...

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Alan Yost made Cherry Clafoutis with:

Pies & Tarts for Every Season

Online Class

Pies & Tarts for Every Season

with Gesine Bullock-Prado

Project Description

I used the stand mixer procedure (the one in the course materials), and found the dough very hard to work with, but the flavor was worth all the trouble. Next time I'll try the one in the video (using a food processor) and hope for a little more ease of handling. But I suspect the difficulty with the dough will not stop me from making it again. I should add that there are no fresh cherries anywhere around here this time of year, so I used 2 clans of tart cherries in water, but thoroughly drained. All but about half a cup of them fit into the crust. The outcome was still delicious, so now I REALLY want to see how great it is with fresh cherries. Rainier cherries are popular here in the summer and they are practically addictive, so ...

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Skill Level

Intermediate