Fig Clafoutis

Fig Clafoutis

Prep time 55 minutes
Cook time 25 minutes
Total time 1 hours, 20 minutes
Simple and delicious French inspired dessert that goes well with any fresh fruit, especially dark sweet cherries, or in this recipe, figs! A simple batter is all that’s needed to perfect this dish. Goes well with a sweet white wine from Alsace region of France.


  • 15 fresh black or dark brown figs (washed, stem removed and sliced in half)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • butter for greasing pie dish


Step 1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Step 2
Butter a round shallow pie dish with cold butter
Step 3
Arrange figs in dish, some cut side up, some cut side down, pie dish should be crowded with figs
Step 4
In a large bowl or food processor, mix remaining ingredients well being sure to add flour last, at little at a time. Your looking for a thick pourable batter, not too thick however.
Step 5
Pour over figs then bake until slightly golden brown. Serve room temperature with a nice glass of Alsatian wine.