Life is a bowl of cherries, so why not make it so! The perfect combination of elegance and taste! It has the consistency of a flan and a very unique taste that is meant to be served warm and dusted with powder sugar. Very popular in France. So if you are looking for a special dessert and love cherries, this is the dessert for you!


  • 3 cups pitted fresh cherries
  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar (separated)
  • 1 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter (for spreading around tart dish)
  • powdered sugar for garnish


Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Butter a 9” or 10” glass tart dish. Rinse and pit the cherries. Add the cherries to a bowl along with 3 tablespoons of sugar and mix until coated, set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together the milk, 1 cup of sugar, flour, salt, vanilla and eggs until complete combined and smooth.

Place the cherries flat into the tart pan and pour the batter over the top. Bake at 375 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until browned around the edges, slight browned on top and firm in the center. Cool on a rack for about 20 minutes until it’s room temperature and sprinkle powdered sugar on top. Serve warm.

Beautiful fresh cherries!
My favorite Pitter from Oxo