How to Make Persimmon Pudding at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Talking about desserts is one of my favourite parts when it comes to food. It is because I have a sweet tooth. Do you have a sweet tooth? Well, the majority of you will say yes. Most of you enjoy sweets after meals. And I am one of them. You must be very clear by now that I am going to talk about a dessert recipe today. Let’s come to the recipe then. The recipe I am going to tell you is Persimmon Pudding.

Pudding must be very clear to you. But many of you must be wondering what persimmon is. Persimmon is a fruit, which looks like a tomato but is a berry. It has a slippery silk-like texture. It tastes creamy, tangy and sweet, all at the same time. Isn’t it an exciting fruit? I would love to eat this fruit. Make a pudding with this will surely be a great dessert.

Persimmon pudding is a traditional American dessert. It is baked in the oven or steamed. You can serve this dessert with whipped cream, ice cream, apple sauce and many other options. So let’s try this dessert to treat our taste buds.

Ingredients for Persimmon Pudding

IngredientsAmount
Baking Soda½ teaspoon
Persimmon Pulp2 cups
White Sugar2 ½ cups
Eggs2 beaten
All-Purpose Flour2 cups
Baking Powder2 teaspoons
Cinnamon ½ teaspoon
Vanilla Extract¼ teaspoon
Salt1 pinch
Milk2 ½ cups
Butter (melted)4 tablespoon

These ingredients will be readily available at any supermarket. Just make a list and check what needs to be brought. Go and grab them and start prepping up. Till then see the time it will take to prepare this pudding.

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
20 minutes55 minutes1 hour 15 minutes

It is a little time consuming pudding but it will be worth all the efforts. You will replace this pudding with the Christmas cakes for sure. Follow the instructions and get going.

Persimmon Pudding Recipe

Persimmon Pudding
  1. Set the oven on preheat mode to 325 degrees F (16 degrees C)
  2. Take a bowl and mix baking soda, eggs, persimmon pulp, sugar and eggs. 
  3. Now add flour, butter, cinnamon, baking powder, vanilla, milk, salt and mix them well.
  4. Take a baking pan and pour this batter into it and bake for 55 minutes in the preheated oven. Pudding will rise in the pan. It will even fall a little when you remove it from the oven. But do not worry. 
  5. Serve it warm or cold.

Nutritional Breakdown of Persimmon Pudding

Calories539
Protein7.9g
Carbohydrates110.1g
Fat9g
Cholesterol67.9g
Sodium310.8mg

How to Make Persimmon Pudding at Home | Video

What a pleasant aroma it will have. I just can’t stop thinking. Try out this pudding and you will love it. Here is the video to help you in every step of cooking. If you want to know more details of the recipe, kindly watch this video as it will be an excellent help to you.

Video by Greener Pastures Family Farm

So what are your views about this Persimmon Pudding recipe? Let me know your reviews so that I can help you out if anything has to be made clear. I am happy to help you. Share this recipe with your friends and do comment in the section below with your experience and queries.

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