Friday, 20 April 2012

French Food Friday...Chocolate & Pear Clafoutis

For some reason I have lots of pears/poires hence this week's recette uses un petit peu de chocolat!

Chocolate & Pear Clafoutis
- 100g buckwheat flour/ farine de sarrasin
- 2 eggs
- 70g brown sugar
- 1tbsp cornstarch, sifted
- 1tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
- 25cl milk (1cup)
- 70g dark chocolate melted
- 60g unsalted butter melted
- 2-3 pears, cored and sliced
- A pinch of salt
- 1tbsp of rum
- Lemon juice to sprinkle pears

1. Preheat oven to 175°C.
2. In a bowl mix together the flour, salt, cornstarch and cocoa.
3. In an other bowl whip eggs and sugar for a minute.
4. Add the flour mix step by step and keep on whisking.
5.Add melted butter mix well and then add melted chocolate and rum.
6. Pour batter in a well greased cast iron skillet or individual ramekins.
7. Top with pears slices or wedges.
8. Bake for 45 minutes or 35 minutes if small portions.

.............bon appetit a tous, Leeann x



  1. Dearest Leeann,

    Thanks for this très délicieux recipe. Love the use of buckwheat and of course the cocoa (Dutch Droste) with dark chocolate.
    Have a great weekend ahead.


  2. Oh that looks heavenly! Enjoy your weekend sweets!
    Ness xx
    Marley & Lockyer

  3. I have never had anything like that and know i would love it , yummy

  4. Leeann,

    These look so yummy! Have a wonderful weekend.

    xx, Michelle

  5. I have to try your recipe. I love pears and chocolate! Never try to make these ingredients in a clafoutis.
    Have a great week end.
    Bisous, Babi

  6. Brenton adores pears - I shall do this recipe for a dinner we are having this week. Thank you!
    Susie & Brenton