A cherry classic

This is a delicious post with great photos of a cherry clafoutis – miam, miam! I’m definitely going to make this. Thanks to midi hideaways.wordpress.com

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On one of my recent flea market forays, I found these lovely porcelain dishes – they just called out to me from their crate!  They weren’t all that expensive so I bought six!!

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With the cherries in season, it was time to put the dishes to work.  I had a feeling that they would be the perfect size for an individual cherry clafoutis.  You might have heard of clafoutis – it is a kind of flan, traditionally made with black cherries.  I had some red cherries, but I thought they would work just fine too! 😀

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The basic ngredients are very simple: cherries, cream, milk, eggs, sugar and a tiny bit of butter to grease the dishes.

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Here’s a completely gratuitous picture of the cherries in one of my new dishes:

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The cherries can be pitted or not – as you wish.  Traditionally the stones are left in the cherries, as…

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