Pear Blueberry Vanilla Clafoutis


Total time:

30 mins



4 servings.



  • 1-2 tsp butter for greasing your baking dishes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar for dusting the baking dishes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla bean seeds or 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 large pear or 2 small ones
  • 1/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries ( do not thaw if frozen)


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 F.

Step 2

Butter 2 large or 3 small baking dishes and dust them with the granulated sugar. Shake out any excess sugar.

Step 3

Peel and core the pear and slice it to about 1/8th of an inch thick slices and arrange it on the baking dish. Scatter the fresh or frozen blueberries around and on top of the pears.

Step 4

In the jar of a blender, combine the half and half, brown sugar, flour, vanilla, eggs and salt and blend for a minute until the batter is smooth.

Step 5

Pour this batter over the pears and don’t worry if they start to float.

Step 6

Bake for 18-20 minutes until the custard is puffed, slightly golden and set. It should not jiggle.

Step 7

Cool for a few minutes and enjoy warm or chilled.

Step 8

Serve dusted with confectioner’s sugar if desired.


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