Recipe for Klafoutis – French cake with cherries

Delicious traditional French dessert – klafoutis, for everyone who loves cherries. It prepares quickly.

An old French recipe states that the pits should not be taken out of the cherries, as they give the cake a special stronger aroma that the pits emit during baking, according to some it resembles the smell of almonds.

The same goes for sour cherries. The cake is also well prepared with apricots, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, black and white grapes, plums. The cake is then called Flognarde .



– 300 g of cherries

– 3 eggs

– 300 ml of milk

– 60 g of sugar

– 60 g of sharp flour

– 1 teaspoon butter

– Pinch of salt

– Powdered sugar for sprinkling


Beat eggs with sugar and a pinch of salt with a mixer. Add flour, then milk, and mix everything well.

Leave the mixture to stand for about 20 minutes.

Wash and clean the cherries.

Coat a ceramic baking dish or any thicker metal tray with butter. Put cherries on the bottom and pour the prepared mixture over them.

Place the dish in an oven preheated to 180 degrees Celsius.

Bake for between 40 and 50 minutes, or until it takes on a darker golden yellow color.

Sprinkle the finished cake with powdered sugar.


Note: Try klafuti with extracted but also with pits. Another option, sprinkle peeled cherries with sugar, a glass of cherry liqueur.

Published by Sophia Dane

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