Definition of clafoutis in English:

clafoutis

Line breaks: cla|fou|tis
Pronunciation: /klaˈfuːti
 
/

noun (plural same)

A type of flan made of fruit, typically cherries, baked in a sweet batter.
More example sentences
  • Traditional clafoutis are made with cherries, preferably unpitted, but I've been known to use apricots, myself, especially when they're at their rosy peak.
  • These were light, shuddery golden bites which had a yielding texture somewhere between a French clafoutis and a Yorkshire pudding.
  • The deep silence that greeted us every morning all but mandated the house-livening presence of breakfast baking - pancakes, popovers, cranberry clafoutis, blueberry coffee cake.

Origin

French, from dialect clafir 'to stuff'.

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