Gluten Free Pear Clafoutis

Gluten-Free Pear Clafoutis Recipe

If you’re looking for a unique dessert to serve at Thanksgiving this year, one that can be whipped up at the last minute with ingredients you likely already have on-hand (with the exception of heavy cream and pears), look no further than this lovely Gluten-Free Pear Clafoutis recipe.

Although this isn’t a dessert that is traditionally served for Thanksgiving, the seasonal pears and the incredibly simple preparation make it a great choice for this holiday.

A clafoutis is a fruit-filled dessert that has a flan-like batter, which bakes into a moist and delicious cake. The dish uses simple kitchen staples like milk, cornstarch, sugar and eggs. Because the ingredients are simple, it’s always a good idea to use the highest quality you can, to ensure the flavor of each truly shines through. For example, I use pasture-raised eggs from Nature’s Yoke and organic pears, milk, heavy cream, and sugar. I also use non-GMO cornstarch and pure vanilla extract (never artificial!).

Enjoy the holiday and the rest of the fall season with this beautiful dessert!

Gluten Free Pear Clafoutis Recipe

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Gluten Free Pear Clafoutis
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Gluten-Free Pear Clafoutis Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 242kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 ripe pears peeled, cored, and thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the milk, cream, cornstarch, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Pour the batter into a 10-inch cast iron skillet or shallow baking dish. Top with the pear slices in concentric circles. Bake for 30 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Pear Clafoutis Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 242 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 139mg46%
Sodium 68mg3%
Potassium 179mg5%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 505IU10%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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