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Blueberry clafoutis

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Blueberry Clafoutis

A juicy, homemade dessert from France. Discover the best blueberry clafoutis recipe on Fine Dining Lovers and enjoy this unique dessert.

12 July, 2021
Average: 3.1 (15 votes)

serves for


total time

0 HR 40 MIN


400 g
All purpose flour
60 g
140 ml
Vanilla extract
1 bottle
Caster sugar
100 g
Zest of one lemon
A knob
icing sugar
1 tsp

Quick and easy to make, blueberry clafoutis has French origins. The characteristic of blueberry clafoutis is its soft and smooth texture. In its sweet version, the blueberry clafoutis can also be enriched with other red fruits such as strawberries, cherries and blackberries.

How do you make blueberry clafoutis at home? Here is the recipe explained, step by step.

Step 01

Blueberry clafoutis step 01

To prepare the blueberry clafoutis, sift the flour well.

Step 02

Blueberry clafoutis step 02

Add the sugar, vanilla extract and lemon zest to the flour.

Step 03

Blueberry clafoutis step 03

Stir and add the eggs and milk slowly while continuing to mix. Mix all the ingredients well until the mixture is smooth and homogeneous.

Step 04

Blueberry clafoutis step 04

Butter the pan and sprinkle it with sugar. Arrange the blueberries on the bottom and cover with the mixture.

Step 05

Blueberry clafoutis step 05

Sprinkle the surface with sugar and bake at 160 ° C for about 40 minutes. The surface of the clafoutis should be golden.

Step 06

Blueberry clafoutis step 06

Remove the blueberry clafoutis from the oven and sprinkle with icing sugar before serving hot or at room temperature.


Clafoutis can also be prepared in its savoury version. By replacing the sugar with a soft cheese such as ricotta and a pinch of salt, you will get a perfect base to be enriched with vegetables or cured meats.

How to serve blueberry clafoutis

Great for breakfast, blueberry clafoutis is perfect to serve with afternoon tea or as a dessert after meals. Serve it with a scoop of cream ice cream in the hottest season.

Frozen or fresh blueberries?

To make blueberry clafoutis, you can use both fresh and frozen blueberries. If you use frozen blueberries you can avoid defrosting them and put them directly in the pan, but if you use fresh blueberries remember to wash them well and dry them before adding them to the recipe.



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Born in Milan on a hot summer’s night in July 1983, Claudia Concas developed a keen interest in good food from childhood: the kitchen has always been her fav

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