Apple, Grape and Madeira Clafoutis


cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

1 cup all-purpose fl our

3 tablespoons Madeira

1 teaspoon grated orange zest

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 cup half-and-half or whole milk

2 cups thinly sliced tart apples,

preferably Granny Smith

2 cups seedless red grapes, halved

Confectioners sugar for dusting

Lightly sweetened whipped cream for


Cook s note: This recipe was tested with and without the

3 tablespoons Madeira; it tastes good either way.

With an electric mixer or in a blender, beat the eggs and

sugar together at high speed until thick and lemon colored,

about 3 minutes. Beat in 4 tablespoons of melted butter,

then the fl our, wine, zest, cinnamon, and half-and-half or

milk. Let rest 5 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Butter a 9-inch round or

square baking dish with remaining 1 tablespoon of butter.

Add the apples and grapes. Pour the batter over the fruit.

Bake 40 to 45 minutes until top is golden brown, lightly

puffed, and set.

Serve warm, with a dusting of confectioners sugar and a

dollop of whipped cream.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Source: The Wine Lover Cooks with Wine