Best Easy Plum Clafoutis – VIDEO RECIPE

Best Easy Plum Clafoutis is an extraordinary dessert made from 6 common ingredients.

This simple recipe will guide you through the process of making this quick and hassle-free French plum cake.

This delightful sweet treat, made with milk, eggs, and butter, turns out light and incredibly tender.

It is a delightful delicacy often enjoyed by French families with a cup of hot tea.

This Clafoutis with plums boasts a delicate texture and a delightful plum aroma.

Best Easy Plum Clafoutis

Traditionally, Clafoutis is made with aromatic cherries, and heavy cream is often added to the batter.

In French recipe whole cherries with pits place in a baking dish.

Then the fragrant batter is poured over cherries.

Finally, the cake is baked until golden brown.

Best Easy Plum Clafoutis

However, in this version of the French delicacy I use plums, milk, and butter instead of cherries and heavy cream.

But nevertheless, this cake turns out exceptionally delicious and tender.

The addition of butter gives the cake a velvety texture and a rich creamy taste.

Best Easy Plum Clafoutis

Looking for something beyond the usual plum jam to treat yourself and your family?

Look no further! Try this Best Easy Plum Clafoutis with its rustic charm.

It will undoubtedly become a favorite addition to your collection of delicious recipes.

And the preparation time is minimal!

Anyone can make this Plum Clafoutis using ingredients that are always readily available.

In addition to the affordable seasonal plums, you will need flour, eggs, milk, sugar, and a few other ingredients.

Best Easy Plum Clafoutis – VIDEO RECIPE

Best Easy Plum Clafoutis

how to cook Best Easy Plum Clafoutis?


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To start, preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Give the plums a good wash, then cut them in half lengthwise. Remove the pits, and slice each half into 4 pieces.

TIPS: Frozen plums can be a great substitute for fresh ones in this recipe.


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Next, grab a large bowl and crack in the eggs. Give them a light whisking, then add in the sugar and vanilla sugar. Don’t forget a pinch of salt! Mix everything together until it’s well combined.


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Now it’s time to add the flour to the egg-sugar mixture. Slowly pour in the milk and melted butter, while stirring, until you have a smooth dough.

TIPS: Melt your butter either on the stove or in the microwave – whichever is more convenient for you.


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Take a 22 cm baking dish and grease it with butter. Arrange the sliced plums in a single layer on the bottom of the dish.

TIPS: For baking clafoutis, use a low baking dish. If you’re using a taller baking dish, you’ll need to adjust the cooking time accordingly.

TIPS: When making clafoutis, use a glass or ceramic baking dish. Metal baking tin can cause the berries in the cake to oxidize.


Best Easy Plum Clafoutis

Pour the dough over the plums, making sure it covers them evenly.


Best Easy Plum Clafoutis

Pop the dish into the preheated to 180°C (350°F) oven and let it bake for around 40-45 minutes. You’ll know it’s ready when the cake turns golden brown.

TIPS: Looking for some helpful advice on how to preheat your oven and prepare it for baking? Look no further than my articles “How and Why Do You Need to Preheat Oven” and “Top 7 Secrets How to Bake in Oven”.


Best Easy Plum Clafoutis

Once it’s done, sprinkle some powdered sugar on top for that extra touch of sweetness.


Best Easy Plum Clafoutis

Now, it’s time to enjoy your Best Easy Plum Clafoutis! Serve it warm alongside a cup of tea for a delightful treat. Bon appétit!

Best Easy Plum Clafoutis


  • Flour – 2/3 cup (100 g)
  • Sugar – 1/2 cup (100 g)
  • Milk – 4/5 cup (200 g)
  • Eggs – 3 pcs. (150 g)
  • Melted butter – 2 tbsp. (28 g)
  • Plums – 7 pcs. (500 g)
  • Vanilla sugar – 1 sachet (10 g)
  • Salt – 1/6 tsp. (1 g)


  • Powdered sugar

Cooking steps:

  1. Wash the plums, cut them in half lengthwise, remove the pits, and cut each half into 4 pieces.
  2. Place eggs in a large bowl, beat lightly with a whisk, add sugar and vanilla sugar, add salt, mix.
  3. Pour flour into the egg-sugar mixture, slowly pour in milk and melted butter, mix until smooth.
  4. Place sliced plums in a single layer on the bottom of a butter greased 22cm baking dish. Pour the resulting dough on top of the plums.
  5. Bake in an oven preheated to 180°C (350°F) for 40-45 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle the finished cake with powdered sugar.


  1. I’ve been making your recipe for a year now, and every time it’s very successful and delicious!!! God bless you! Thank you 👍🌺

  2. Very tasty, I made a double portion at once, added 6 eggs, it turned out amazing, thank you very much ❤️

    1. Sara,I am very sorry that this cake didn’t work out for you. Typically, clafoutis looks like a fluffy and airy sweet omelette with fruit.
      The oven may not have been preheated enough. How and why you need to preheat the oven can be read in my article.
      Or the frozen plums were not of sufficient quality. You might like this recipe made with frozen plums or other plum recipes.

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