Greetings everyone! Hope all of you are having a beautiful 4th of July weekend!
It is another sunny, gorgeous day here in East Texas, and, while inarguably hot and humid, it is far short of insufferable. I can’t be certain, but I may have detected the faintest nuance of a breeze on my morning walk.
Adding to the gorgeous news: these peaches, a gift from from a friend’s tree.
They are absolutely ripe, lush, fragrant and sweet. Kevin, Nick and I ate our fill at breakfast and lunch yesterday before heading to a friend’s house for a cookout.
But I also reserved some of the peaches for a quick, summery dessert: clafouti.
The preparation is incredibly easy: whisk eggs and milk, plus some flavorings, and then whisk in a bit of flour. Instead of the usual all-purpose flour, I opted for coconut flour. It is ideal. Clafouti is a cross between custard and cake; using coconut flour ensures a perfectly tender result.
While I used peaches for this version of clafouti, you can use just about any fruit that you like instead. It makes a perfect summer dessert (not too sweet, but so satisfying) or fantastic breakfast or brunch bake. Perfect for a long 4th of July weekend!
Clafouti, a classic French dessert made with fresh fruit and a cake-like custard, is made extra healthy and delicious thanks to coconut flour. It is naturally grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo.
So glad you enjoyed Pasadena--that's where my grandparents lived when I was growing up (did I already say that??? sorry). Yeehaw, glad you stocked up at Whole Foods! Let's talk when you're back :)
Saturday 12th of July 2014
Yay, so glad you and your husbnad enjoyed the recipe for the muffins! And , oh my goodness, do I envy your fruit bounty--yum!
Thursday 10th of July 2014
Oh, I wish I'd gotten to chat with you before I left -- Pasadena is beautiful, like a movie set.
We went to Whole Foods the other day & bought a big bag of crystallized ginger & thought of you (omg, it's so cheap! 3/4 lb. for $3.60!!). I also thought of you when we ate at Roy's last night -- wasn't it just about a year ago when we went to Austin? And went to Whole Foods (mecca!) & had dinner at Roy's? And then that cricket jumped up my pant leg? . . . good times.
Wednesday 9th of July 2014
I love your recipes, Camilla, and now Paleo clafouti...I am in heaven(well mid willamette valley in Oregon) where I can walk outside and pick strawberries,raspberries,queen ann cherries and the blueberries have just started..yes I am lucky!!!!
Monday 7th of July 2014
I am jealous of those beautiful peaches! I don't think any stores in NJ have any that are not rock hard. Enjoy!