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French Desserts Plum Clafoutis

Reine Claude Plum Clafoutis

Reine Claude plums are a mid-size variety and delicious in this dessert. A clafoutis is easy to prepare and can be made in advance.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French, Provencal
Servings 8 people


  • 10-12 Reine Claude Plums (Greengage plums)
  • 4 Eggs
  • 25 g (1 oz) Flour + a bit extra to flour the pan
  • 75 g (3 oz) Ground Almonds
  • 60 g (2 oz) Sugar
  • 250 ml (1 cup) Heavy Cream
  • 10 g Butter to grease your pan
  • pinch of Salt
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar


  • Mix 3 eggs and 1 egg yolk, add sugar and salt.
  • Once your mixture is creamy, add in the cream, the flour and ground almonds.
  • Butter and flour your loaf pan.
  • Cut the plums in half and remove the pits.
  • Place half of the plums (cut side up) on the bottom of the pan.
    French Desserts Plum Clafoutis Preparation
  • Pour half of the batter into the pan and complete a layer with the second half of plums. [recipe-video]
  • Pour the last part of the batter over the fruit.
  • Top your cake with 2 tablespoons of brown sugar.
  • Bake for 45 minutes 180C°(350F°).
  • Best served at room temperature.
    French Desserts Reine Claude Plum Clafoutis
Keyword Cream, Dessert, Eggs, Plums
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