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Apricot Clafoutis

Apricot Clafoutis | With Tinned Apricots

A Cherry Clafoutis is an absolute French classic! But our Apricot Clafoutis is a wonderful alternative too! Mixing tinned apricots with pancake batter enriched with double cream and baked in the oven creates a lovely (and very easy to make) dessert, that everyone will love. Apricot Clafoutis are absolutely wonderful eaten warm with a small dollop of lightly sweetened vanilla creme fraiche or whipped cream!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Baking, Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 2 portions
Calories 285 kcal

Equipment

  • Hand-held electric whisk
  • 2 x 190ml ramekins

Ingredients
 
 

  • 130 g tinned apricots
  • 1 egg separated
  • 25 g caster sugar
  • 25 g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla paste
  • 50 g double cream
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp flaked almonds optional

To Serve:

  • 1/2 tsp icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp whipped cream or creme fraiche

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 170° C Fan. Grease 2 x 190ml ramekins with vegetable oil.
  • Chop up the tinned apricots, reserving 2 whole halves for the top. Scatter the chopped apricot at the bottom of the ramekins.
  • In a bowl, whisk the egg yolk with 10g of sugar and vanilla paste until thick and pale. Carefully fold in the flour and salt. Then add the double cream and mix gently.
  • Whisk the egg whites with the remaining 15g of caster sugar to firm peaks. Trying to keep the air in the whites, fold them into the mixture.
  • Pour the batter over the chopped apricots into the ramekins (to fill about 3/4 of the ramekin). Pop a whole apricot half on top of each and scatter some flaked almonds if using. Place the ramekins in the centre of the oven for 22-25 minutes.
  • Dust with some icing sugar and serve straight out the oven with some extra double cream or creme fraiche on the side.

Nutrition

Calories: 285kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 6gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 116mgSodium: 57mgPotassium: 245mgFiber: 2gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 1738IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 44mgIron: 1mg
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