Persimmon Pudding with Cinnamon Sauce Recipe

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Happy Sunday Friends!  Today I’m sharing with you guys one of my husband’s favorite fall recipes.  Recently he came across some free persimmons.  Now I had never tried persimmon pudding before I married him, but it’s a moist, sweet and fruity dessert I think you’ll like.

Persimmon Pudding with Sweet Cinnamon Sauce

Persimmon Pudding

You need to make sure your persimmon fruit is ripe…. it will be very soft to the touch.

Persimmon Pudding with Sweet Cinnamon Sauce

I like to bake mine in a loaf pan, but any shape dish works.

Persimmon Pudding with Cinnamon Sauce Recipe

A holiday favorite, Persimmon Pudding with Cinnamon Sauce - a moist and flavorful dessert.
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Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:1 hr
Total Time:1 hr 15 mins


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup persimmon pulp about 3-4 persimmons, make sure they are soft/ripe
  • 1/2 cup nuts optional

For the sauce

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • dash of salt



  • Sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • Mix together the melted butter, egg, vanilla and persimmon pulp and (optional nuts).
  • Add to flour mixture.
  • Pour into a greased bread pan and bake covered with foil at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes.
  • Pudding should be brown & firm on top. When done, cool with foil on for 5-10 min.
  • Gently serve as is or with sauce.

For the sauce:

  • Mix & boil in a sauce pan the sauce ingredients until thick... stirring all the time.
  • Serve on top of warm or cold pudding.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Drizzled with the sweet cinnamon sauce and it’s absolutely perfection.

Persimmon Pudding with Sweet Cinnamon Sauce

I hope it becomes one of your fall favorites too!

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