1 egg yolk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup half-and-half
1 tablespoon brandy (optional)
6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
Dash of salt
2 cups sliced, pitted Asian plums (6 plums)
1/4 cup minced crystallized ginger
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Whisk together eggs, yolk, granulated sugar, half-and-half and brandy. Stir in flour and salt.
Scatter plums and ginger in bottom of 8-inch round pan. Pour on egg mixture.
Bake until clafouti is puffed and firm, about 40 minutes. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Set aside 10 minutes.
Cut in half and serve warm.
Yields 2 servings.