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Persimmon Pudding with Cinnamon Sauce Recipe

A holiday favorite, Persimmon Pudding with Cinnamon Sauce - a moist and flavorful dessert.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

Pudding

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

For the sauce:

  1. Mix & boil in a sauce pan the sauce ingredients until thick... stirring all the time.
  2. Serve on top of warm or cold pudding.