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Chef John's Peach Blackberry Flognarde Recipe
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Chef John’s Peach Blackberry Flognarde
A fruity baked dessert with a funny name and a secret savory surprise. See more
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Chef John's Peach Blackberry Flognarde

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"I was looking around for a name for this unusual clafoutis-like combination of peaches, blackberries, thyme, and black pepper. I saw an article that said in France a clafoutis that uses fruit other than cherries is called a flognarde. I enjoy saying flognarde so much that I think even if this recipe hadn't come out as well as it did I would still make it regularly, just to say 'flognarde'."

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Original recipe makes 1 flognarde Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    1 hr 30 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a casserole dish.
  2. Whisk milk, sugar, and flour together in a large bowl. Add eggs, vanilla extract, thyme leaves, black pepper, and salt; whisk until batter is smooth.
  3. Spread blackberries and peach slices out in the prepared casserole dish. Pour batter over the top.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until fruit is hot and batter is set, about 45 minutes. Cool completely.
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Aug 30, 2014

The batter cooks up to a nice texture, sort of a cross between a pancake and a custard. I used a 9" deep dish pie plate and whole wheat pastry flour. I was pleasantly surprised that it did not have a strong whole wheat taste. I've made it twice and got raves both times!

Apr 27, 2015

It came out just beautiful…..


6 Ratings

Aug 30, 2014

Picked a bunch of blackberries and peaches and was looking for a good way to use them all up. The recipe sounded unusual and interesting so I thought I'd give it a try. My family loved it :)

Aug 26, 2014

Sorry to say, we were disappointed. The dough was very heavy Maybe it would be better with white flour.


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  • Calories
  • 155 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 2.9 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 43 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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