Cranberry Clafouti

Cranberries aren’t just for sauce and juice. Rich in vitamins, minerals, fibre and phytonutrients, the tangy, versatile berries add flavour and colour to all sorts of sweet and savoury dishes. These delectable recipe and photo are from Foodland Ontario,, will entice you to stir up some new, healthful dishes as we close out 2023 and move on to 2024. Enjoy.

Clafouti is a traditional French dessert, with a texture between baked custard and a pancake. Tart cranberries are incorporated into these individual desserts and sweetened with maple syrup. Serve warm or at room temperature garnished with a dusting of icing sugar.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Baking Time: 40 minutes
Serves 6

2 tsp (10 mL) melted butter
1 cup (250 mL) fresh or frozen Ontario cranberries, coarsely chopped
3 Ontario eggs
1/3 cup (75 mL) each all-purpose flour and granulated sugar
1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) salt
1 cup (250 mL) 2% Ontario milk
1/4 cup (50 mL) Ontario maple syrup
2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla
Icing sugar

Brush six 3/4-cup (175 mL) ramekins with butter. Equally divide cranberries among ramekins. Place ramekins on rimmed baking sheet.

In large bowl or 4 cup (1 L) glass measure, whisk together eggs, flour, sugar and salt until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk, maple syrup and vanilla until blended. Pour over cranberries.

Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until puffed, set and lightly browned around edges. Let cool on wire rack for 15 minutes (they will sink). Dust with icing sugar.

Nutritional Information:
1 serving
5 grams
FAT: 5 grams
FIBRE: 1 gram
SODIUM: 110 mg