Ontario Apple Clafoutis
Welcome to a taste of France! Traditional clafoutis can be made with a variety of different fruits. In this rendition, apples are layered atop a bed of creamy batter and then baked off until puffy and golden. Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve warm for breakfast or dessert.
Chef Tip: Cooking time: 40 Prep time: 15
Variety Tip: *This recipe is best prepared using 2-4 Gala, Crispin, Ambrosia or McIntosh apples
|1 cup||whole milk||(250 mL)|
|1/2 cup||sugar||(125 mL)|
|1 tsp||vanilla||(5 mL)|
|2 tbsp||butter, melted||(30 mL)|
|1 tsp||cinnamon||(5 mL)|
|1/2 cup||all-purpose flour||(125 mL)|
|2 cups||sliced Ontario apples*||(500 mL)|
|1/2 tsp||cinnamon||(2 mL)|
|1 tbsp||sugar||(15 mL)|
Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). In a large bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla and butter until the sugar is dissolved. Whisk in cinnamon and flour until smooth. Pour the batter into a greased 9-inch cast iron skillet.
Apple Topping: In a medium sized bow, toss apple slices in cinnamon and sugar. Place apple slices in a decorative circle pattern so that the apples slices are leaning on each other. Bake for 40 minutes or until puffed, golden and set in the middle. Let sit for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with icing sugar and then serve immediately.