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Apples and Cherries a Twist on Classic Clafoutis

Clafoutis is a summer classic in France. It’s such an easy dessert to make, and only requires whatever fruit you have on hand and basic ingredients most people have in their fridge and cupboards. Apple and cherry is such a delicious combination, sweet but with just the right amount of sourness. You can use frozen cherries if you don’t have fresh ones at hand or any other berries for that matter. Paired with our Sparkling Rosé La Folie, it’s the perfect dessert to impress guests and bring some French vibes to your meal!

Apples Cherries Classic Clafoutis Pink Lady Apple and Cherry Clafoutis

Pink Lady Apple and Cherry Clafoutis

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Clafoutis is one of the easiest desserts to make with whatever fruit you have on hand. In this culinary collaboration with Pink Lady® apples, we added cherries for a twist on the classic dessert.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine French, Provencal
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 250 g Milk
  • 250 g Double Cream
  • 2 Whole Eggs
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 60 g Cornflour
  • 80 g Sugar + 20g
  • 20 g Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • a handful of Cherries
  • 2-3 Pink Lady Apples depending on how big your dish is
  • a pinch of Salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius (350°F) (fan-forced/convection).
  • Peel the apples cut them into 1/8 and remove the core. In a pan, melt the butter and place the slices of Pink Lady. Cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes. When golden, add 20g sugar and cook until the apples are tender and caramelized, stirring occasionally.
  • Butter an ovenproof dish and sprinkle with a bit of sugar, before arranging the apples at the bottom of the dish. Add the cherries.
  • In a bowl, mix together corn starch, sugar, vanilla extract, salt and eggs. Incorporate the cream and milk, and mix until smooth and homogeneous. Pour the mixture in the dish over the fruits. Bake in the oven for about 50 minutes.
  • Eat warm right out of the oven, with a glass or two of Mirabeau La Folie Sparkling Rosé! Cheers!
Keyword Apples, Cherries, French Desserts
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Delicious Variations of Clafoutis:

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Classic Cherries Clafoutis from Provence

Clafoutis with Muscat Grapes

Provencal Mixed Fruit Clafoutis

Clafoutis with Almonds and Cherries

Black Cherry Clafoutis aux Cérises Noires

Elizabeth Bard’s Cherry Clafoutis

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Stephen had been in the corporate world for 15 years and in August 2008 turned down a promotion that would have meant more money but also more stress, longer hours and less time with his young family. For many years the Cronks had been dreaming and talking about moving to France to make their own wine, but the moment never seemed quite right to make the big leap.

Soon after, a good redundancy offer seemed the perfect opportunity to turn the dream into reality and after selling their beloved house, they left the leafy suburbs of south-west London in August 2009. Their worldly possessions were packed up on the back of a truck and with barely a word of French between them, the family headed south to a small village called Cotignac, in the heart of Provence.

The Cronks spent a year getting their bearings, learning to live the provençal way, as Stephen was criss-crossing the country researching and finding the best vineyards to work with. The next step was setting up a small wine business with the principle objective of making a Provence rosé that would be regarded as one of the very best from the region, while building a brand that people would grow to love. In order to achieve this aim, they put together a highly experienced winemaking team and threw their heart and soul into the brand and innovative communications with their customers. Mirabeau is now being sold in more than 30 markets, has won medals and earned acclaim from some of the world’s toughest wine critics, but what really makes Stephen happiest is that their wines are an integral part of people having a great time together.

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