Pear Clafoutis with Cardamom Custard Sauce

Pear Clafoutis with Cardamom Custard Sauce
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Challenging
  • Makes
    8
    servings

Ingredients

  • PEAR CLAFOUTI:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom*
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 pear, cored and thinly sliced
  • CARDAMOM CUSTARD SAUCE:
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom*

Instructions

FOR PEAR CLAFOUTIS:
PREHEAT
oven to 450º F.

MELT butter in 9-inch deep-dish pie plate in oven for 2 minutes or until melted; remove from oven. Carefully swirl melted butter around bottom and sides to coat.

COMBINE sugar and cardamom in small bowl; set aside. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Whisk 3/4 cup evaporated milk and eggs in separate small bowl until blended. Add to flour mixture; whisk for 30 seconds until smooth. Pour batter onto melted butter in hot pie plate. Push pear slices gently into batter, forming a pinwheel. Sprinkle with sugar-cardamom mixture.

BAKE for 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with Cardamom Custard Sauce.

FOR CARDAMOM CUSTARD SAUCE:
HEAT
remaining evaporated milk, egg yolks, sugar, vanilla extract and cardamom in small saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce coats back of spoon. Do not boil. Makes about 1 cup.

*NOTE: Ground cinnamon can be substituted for ground cardamom.

SERVING SUGGESTION: For a sweet treat, use Cardamom Custard Sauce alone over fresh fruit.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 9g 13%
  • Saturated Fat 5g 25%
  • Cholesterol 150mg 50%
  • Sodium 240mg 10%
  • Carbohydrates 28g 9%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 4%
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 6%
  • Sugars 18g
  • Protein 7g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.