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Jun 22, 2009 05:18 AM

Making clafoutis in a microwave?

I am sure this will enrage purists, but I was wondering if anyone has tried to make clafoutis in a microwave. I make it often, and in small portions, so anything that saves on time and oven use would be good.

I'm just not sure how best to go about this... medium power at two minute intervals, uncovered? Thoughts? I'll play around with this but if anyone's been here, done this, I'd love advice.

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  1. Can't say I've done clafoutis in the nuke but one thing I do know from experience- nuked berries explode mightily! If you're using berries, pierce them well or cut them in half.

    1. The idea of nuked berries is... somehow not as good.

      1. Uncovered; you get enough "steaming" action from a microwave as it is... In a 1" or higher sided dish to contain things. I'd simply start with 2 minutes and keep incrementing. Of course you'll never get any browning...

        1. Are there any baked goods that work in a microwave? I'm not saying this to be snarky, I really want to know. It never occurred to me to bake in one.

          1. I would worry it would get rubbery.But heck, try it. Keep cooking it in tiny increments of time.