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. But before we jump onto the recipe, let’s check out some other desserts that you might like.

1. Sticky Toffee PuddingSticky toffee pudding is a British dessert that is popular in the UK and also in other territories like Australia and New Zealand. It is considered as one of the finest English desserts and it’s my favorite too, because of its moist texture and sweet taste.

2. Tomato PuddingMost people think that pudding is always made up of vanilla, chocolate or butterscotch. But this tomato pudding is going to surprise you. This crispy, crimson, and fragrant pudding is a treat straight from the oven.

3. Baklava This honey baklava is flaky, crisp and tender and I love that it isn’t overly sweet. It’s basically a party in your mouth. I am a huge fan of baklava and this is the best baklava recipe I have ever tried. Hands down.

4. Leche AsadaThis recipe is also known as roasted milk. It is a traditional dessert in Chile. Though it is not considered something special there, but it is really something special if you are trying it for the first time.

Ingredients for Persimmon Pudding

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


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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