strawberries+lemon+basil clafoutis

I was inspired by a clafoutis recipe because of its unusual basil "touch". The day I baked it I didn't have any basil leaves on hand, but I decided to go for it anyway.

strawberries+lemon+basil clafoutis
(adapted from Sigrid Verbert)

1 pound strawberries, washed and cut in halves
4 eggs
1 cup milk
2/3 cup almond meal
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour 
zest from 1 lemon
1 ts vanilla extract
5-6 basil leaves, finely chopped
+ table.etc: raw turbinado sugar (optional)

1. Whisk the eggs, milk, almond meal, flour, sugar, lemon zest, and vanilla extract. 
2. Place the strawberries on a buttered baking dish
3. Add basil leaves, stir, then pour the batter. 
4. table.etc: Sprinkle with raw turbinado sugar (if you'd like a crunchier top)
5. Bake in a preheated oven at 360F for about half an hour. 
6. Allow to cool completely before serving.


cecnam said...

Je me suis lancée ce soir avec l'aide de mon homme. J'espère que la mienne sera aussi réussie ;-)

anne said...

let me know