Recipes | 17 October 2017Apricot Clafoutis Share article facebook twitter google pinterest A clafoutis is a rustic-but-elegant baked dessert, originating in France, of fruit arranged in a buttered dish and covered with a thick, custardy batter. The whole thing is then baked to fluffy golden perfection. Cherries are the traditional choice, but apricots make a more delicate, beautifully fragrant clafoutis. You could use any other summer fruit that’s not excessively juicy, like blueberries or blackberries. Or peaches! Get more easy-to-follow recipes in I Love Tasty. Here’s What You Need 10 to 12 ripe apricots, cut in half and pitted 1?2 cup (67 g) plus 2 tablespoons (26 g) granulated sugar, divided 1?2 cup (63 g) all-purpose flour 1 1?1 cups (285 ml) milk 4 large eggs 1 tablespoon (14 g) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for preparing the quiche or tart pan Pinch of salt Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting Here’s What You Get 6 to 8 simple but impressive servings A Tasty Tip Clafoutis are best eaten the same day they are baked, either warm or at room temperature. Here’s What You Do 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C, or gas mark 4). Butter a 10-inch (25 cm) wide and 2-inch (5 cm) deep quiche or tart pan. Line the bottom of the pan with the apricot halves. Evenly sprinkle the 2 tablespoons (26 g) of granulated sugar over the apricots. 2. Put the remaining ? cup (67 g) of granulated sugar, the flour, milk, eggs, butter, and salt in a blender and blend on high speed for about 1 minute, or until all the ingredients are blended into what looks like a homogeneous smoothie-like liquid. 3. Slowly and carefully pour the batter mixture over the apricots. 4. Bake on the middle rack of the oven for 45 minutes or until a knife insert in the middle comes out clean. Let the clafoutis cool for 10 minutes on a wire cooling rack 5. Dust with confectioners’ sugar just before serving. Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: AU: Everyone these days loves the fast-paced, overhead-view cooking videos on the online video channel Tasty or its many look-alikes on the Web. Food writer Catrine Kelty and photographer Adam DeTour sure do. They have lovingly created this unofficial book for their fellow fans—to enjoy, to cook from, or to give as a gift to someone else who also loves Tasty. Each of the book’s one hundred recipes has at least four step-by-step photographs, making this a whole new kind of cookbook for a new generation, with a minimum of words and loads of color photos. I Love Tasty serves up: Quick-fix dinners for the weekday whirl, plus fancy dinners—and awesome party foods—for lazy weekends with friends Recipes that both help kitchen newbies learn how to cook and give experienced cooks new things to try Easy-to-make grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches, including smoothies, sandwiches, and salads Nutritious-but-delicious energy-boosting snacks for after school or after work Lots of luxurious and decadent cookies, cakes, brownies, blondies, pies, tarts, and more, for anyone who loves sweet things This is the fan book for anyone—whether young or young-at-heart—who loves Tasty and other online food videos and who loves visually beautiful step-by-step recipes that are easy to follow and create incredibly tasty results. If you love someone who loves Tasty, this book is the perfect gift. Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.