Mulberry Clafoutis Recipe

Make this delicious French dessert with a layer of breading, a custard-like tier, and fruit.

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Bruce Ingram
Mulberry Clafoutis


  • 1⁄2 stick butter
  • 3 cups mulberries
  • 1⁄2 cup flour
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3⁄4 cup milk
  • Flavoring, optional: 1 tablespoon rum, or 1⁄2 teaspoon each vanilla and almond extract
  • Powdered sugar, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease an 8-inch glass pan with butter. Spread berries in greased baking pan.
  • Melt remaining butter, then cool.
  • In a food processor or blender, combine flour, sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Process to mix.
  • Add eggs, milk, butter, and flavoring to dry ingredients, and process until well-mixed. In a blender, the mixture will be thin and frothy.
  • Pour mixed batter over berries. Bake, uncovered, for 40 minutes.
  • Cool to room temperature to serve. Just before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.

A clafoutis is a French dessert. The finished product has a layer of breading, a custard-like tier, and fruit that has risen to the top. Clafoutis also makes a nice breakfast dish.