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Malagasy Fruity Clafouti (Cherry Custard)

Course Dessert
Cuisine Malagasy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author International Cuisine


  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon Rum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Vanilla bean split and scraped
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 lb. sweet cherries pitted (frozen or canned can be used just be sure to remove any excess moisture or juice.)


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Butter 6 custard cups
  • Beat the eggs and sugar until frothy
  • Add the milk, rum and vanilla extract and seeds, beat until smooth
  • Stir in the flour and salt
  • Pour the batter over the cherries and place the cups on a baking sheet
  • Bake fo 10 minutes then reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees and bake until the top has puffed and a toothpick comes out clean about 35 minutes. (note they will sink during cooling)
  • Let cool on rack for about 20 minutes
  • Enjoy!