Plum Clafoutis- A Creamy French Dessert

Plum Clafoutis, a creamy French dessert with flavours of vanilla and plums. I didn’t know a delight such as this existed till I saw it on Rhea’s blog here. Saw the beautifully simple recipe and couldn’t not make it! This was also my first time making custard from scratch. Love the learning!

This makes four small serves and two gluttony ones  😀

Here is Rhea’s recipe that I followed , only replacing brown sugar with white as I didn’t have the former.
8 -10 semi ripe plums, washed, halved and stone removed (I used four massive ones)
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup cream or fresh malai
4 tbsp powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2-3 tsps brown sugar (I used white as I didn’t have brown)
2 tsps maida/all purpose flour

Preheat the oven at 180C.
Halve and de-seed the plums.
Mix the milk,cream/malai and vanilla and heat them in a saucepan till the mixture just begins to bubble. Let cool.


Whisk together eggs with the sugar till well combines and add the flour half tsp at a time ensuring no lumps remain


Spread some melted butter in a baking or pie dish (I used a small ,square Borosil dish) and place the plums face down.

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Sprinkle sugar over the plums and the space in between. Put the dish in the oven for about ten minutes.
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Add the egg mixture to the milk cream mixture and whisk. Pour over the plums.

Bake for 20-25 minutes till the custard is set. Serve warm. My elder ate half of it straight from the dish while warm- at midnight too! Thanks Rhea, for introducing me to this delight ❤


4 thoughts on “Plum Clafoutis- A Creamy French Dessert

    1. Sorry Shruti but this is an essentially egg dessert. You could make custard with custard powder and bake it. I have not tried that but sure gives me a a new idea 😀 Thanks for that 🙂

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