Cherry and Almond Clafoutis

  • 10MINS
  • 1HR
  • 97KCAL

This Cherry and Almond Clafoutis is a slimming friendly version of a traditional baked French dessert, great for calorie counting and Weight Watchers.

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories97
  • Carbs0.3g
  • Protein3g
  • Fat2g
  • Saturates1g
  • Sugars0.3g

A slimming friendly version of the traditional baked French dessert, Cherry and Almond Clafoutis is super easy to make with only a handful of ingredients. Serve it cold with a big scoop of fat free fromage frais or even some reduced fat/light aerosol cream on the side.

This colourful, fruity dessert would be the perfect last course for a dinner party – so make sure to save room! It would go perfectly with a fruity cocktail too, which would round off an evening with friends perfectly. You could serve it with this refreshing Raspberry Vodka Fizz and stick with the berry theme!

What diets is this Cherry and Almond Clafoutis suitable for?

This Cherry and Almond Clafoutis recipe is suitable for vegetarians and gluten free diets.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Cherry and Almond Clafoutis recipe?

  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Cherry and Almond Clafoutis recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Cherry and Almond Clafoutis recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Cherry and Almond Clafoutis recipe if you’re on WW Purple.
    Special Ingredients

Do you need any special ingredients to make Cherry and Almond Clafoutis?

If you are using a powdered sweetener, then please check how it compares to sugar. In some cases you’ll need to use less, as powdered sweeteners weigh less.

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This recipe uses a granulated sweetener with the same weight and sweetness as sugar. This means it’s easy to swap for the real stuff if you prefer. There are lots of high quality granulated sweeteners available from the supermarket, such as Canderel Sugarly, and Natvia.

How many calories are in this Cherry and Almond Clafoutis?

There are 97 calories per portion in this Cherry and Almond Clafoutis, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Cherry and Almond Clafoutis is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 150°C.

Step 2

Beat together the eggs, sweetener, almond essence, vanilla essence and fromage frais until mixed thoroughly.

Step 3

Halve and stone the cherries and scatter them over the base of a large flan dish.

Step 4

Pour over the egg mixture and bake for 50–60 minutes.

Step 5

When cooked, it should feel springy and have started to brown at the edges.

Step 6

Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before slicing and eating.

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How do you know when your Cherry and Almond Clafoutis is cooked?

When cooked, the Cherry and Almond Clafoutis should feel springy and have started to brown at the edges – this will take around 50-60 minutes.

How long can you keep Cherry and Almond Clafoutis in the fridge?

Once cooled, keep your Cherry and Almond Clafoutis chilled in the fridge. Covered, it will keep in the fridge for approximately 3 days.

Can I freeze this Cherry and Almond Clafoutis?

It isn’t advised to freeze this recipe as berries tend to become very soft and lose their structure when frozen.

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Cherry and Almond Clafoutis

This Cherry and Almond Clafoutis is a slimming friendly version of a traditional baked French dessert, great for calorie counting and Weight Watchers.
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    1 HR
  • KCals 97
  • Carbs 0.3G
WW Points
  • 2 Green
  • 1 Blue
  • 1 Purple

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 5 tbsp granulated sweetener
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp almond essence
  • 500 g fat free fromage frais
  • 400 g fresh cherries

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 150°C
  2. Beat together the eggs, sweetener, almond essence, vanilla essence and fromage frais until mixed thoroughly
  3. Halve and stone the cherries and scatter them over the base of a large flan dish
  4. Pour over the egg mixture and bake for 50–60 minutes
  5. When cooked, it should feel springy and have started to brown at the edges
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before slicing and eating

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JayneTuesday 14th July 2020

Can I use the sweet frozen cherries

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    HollyTuesday 14th July 2020

    Hey Jayne, yes you can use frozen cherries and alter the calories accordingly. Hope that helps!

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JENNY READWednesday 25th October 2017

Hi – can quark be used instead of fromage frais

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