persimmon

bambi

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I know that it is to early for persimmons, but with the smells, and feel in the air it will be here in a couple of months. I, would like to share with you my recipe for Persimmon bread. What else can you use persimmon for? any ideas, recipes?

Preheat oven to 350

3 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 1/2 tsp.salt
2 tsp.soda
1 c. cooking oil
2 c. persimmon pulp
2/3 c. water
4 eggs, lightly beaten
3 c. sugar
1/2 c. raisins and/or nuts

Sift first five ingredients together; set aside.
Mix oil,persimmon and water with the slightly beaten eggs.
Add sugar
Blend dry ingredients into the wet ingredients
Add nuts/raisins
Divide batter into 4 flour,greased 1-pound tall coffe cans. Bake @ 350 degrees for 1 hour.
 

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Thanks!
My BIL had a persimmon tree, lots of starts every year. I didn't go get any, now I want some and by dang, they sold their house in a flash and are moving out of state. Someone around here must have a tree and I want to try your recipe. Sounds just yummy!
 
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