Gorgeous fruits are making their appearance everywhere you look, yes, summer is here. Summer Berry Flaugnarde, with a puffy light outer crust and creamy custard filling, could not be simpler – Bijouxs Summer Whites No. 2 is here.
When summer fruit become the cuisine de rigueur, it’s time for recipes that honor the fruit and are summer easy. A tried and true Bijouxs summer whites recipe: Summer Berry Flaugnarde, easier than pie.
Many of you may already be familiar with classic clafouti, the delicate French baked custard dessert traditionally made with cherries, but a clafouti is a very flexible dessert. The simple custard mixture also very lovingly envelops other fruits and then it is referred to as a flaugnarde.
Summer berries, here yellow raspberries and boysenberries pair, but any mélange of summer berries will do, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and mulberries all lend themselves to a wonderful flaugnarde.
Simple on-hand batter ingredients make a summer fruit find at the farmers market a great dessert in a very short time. An easy traveler, a rustic flaugnarde can make its way with you to an event.
Bake in traditional round tart/pie pan, a small ovenproof skillet or in square/rectangular tart pans and carve into little bites or thin slices, then accompany with or without a scoop of vanilla ice cream or fruit sorbet.
Summer Berry Flaugnarde – a simple summer dessert for summer’s bounty of fruits, a true simple summer whites.
As always, enjoy. B