20 Sweet and Savory Persimmon Recipes You’ll Love!

Persimmon season is here and you are going to love this round-up of 20 sweet and savory persimmon recipes! Smoothies, salads, salsa, desserts, and more!


If you haven’t tried persimmons, this is your year! Run, don’t walk to your nearest farmers market or market and purchase a few persimmons and give them a try. You can eat them plain, add them in savory recipes like salads, or in persimmon dessert recipes like tarts, pudding, and more.

Persimmon Recipes Round Up

Persimmon Breakfast Recipes

Persimmon Cookies

These Persimmon Banana Breakfast Cookies from Toaster Oven Love are a tasty and healthy cookie recipe you can feel good about eating for breakfast!

Persimmon Ginger Smoothie

Start your day off right with this Persimmon Ginger Smoothie from Pepper Bowl. It is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan drink.

orange carrot persimmon smoothie

You’ll love this naturally sweet and just delightful Orange Carrot Persimmon Smoothie from Natalie’s Health.


Persimmon Almond Pancakes from Running to the Kitchen are made with persimmon pulp and are a delicious winter breakfast!

Persimmon Salad Recipes

roasted persimmons and pears

Roasted persimmons, pear, with roasted radish and brussels sprouts from Healthy Feels make a great fall side dish or salad that is both sweet and savory. 

persimmon pear pommegranate avocado salad

You’re going to want to make this Persimmon salad again and again this season. It is loaded with delicious ingredients including persimmons, pears, feta, spinach, and pecans and is one of my favorite persimmon recipes.

persimmon brussels sprouts salad

This vegan roasted brussels sprouts salad from Champagne Tastes is tossed with persimmons, pecans, and a maple vinaigrette for an easy and delicious fall harvest salad.

delicata persimmon salad

This delicata squash salad with persimmons from Cadry’s Kitchen is the perfect seasonal addition to your Thanksgiving spread or fall dinner. Vegan & gluten-free.

Persimmon Hazelnut Salad

How gorgeous is this Persimmon Salad topped with candied hazelnuts and flaky coconut chips from The Devil Wears Salad?!

Persimmon Avocado Salad

You can’t go wrong with this persimmon and avocado salad from Crumb Blog made of thinly sliced wedges of crisp sweet persimmons and buttery avocado wedges on peppery argula greens, scattered with juicy pomegranate jewels and tossed in a tangy Dijon vinaigrette.

Savory Persimmon Recipes

persimmon salmon

Broiled Salmon with Persimmon Lime Salsa from Crumb Blog pairs perfectly cooked salmon with a refreshing salsa that can brighten up a winter day.

pienapple persimmon salsa

Persimmon Pineapple Salsa from Blend with Spices is a super quick and delicious Mexican condiment and tastes great with nachos or chips. 

Persimmon Goat Cheese Tartlets

Persimmon Goat Cheese Tartlets from Yay for Food are a tasty bite-sized appetizer for your next holiday platter.

Persimmon Dessert Recipes


If you haven’t tried Persimmon Pudding, now is the time to give this delicious traditional American dessert made with persimmon pulp a try with fresh whipped cream or ice cream on top.

persimmon upside down cake

Persimmons taste amazing when caramelized in this beautiful Persimmon Upside-Down Cake from A Baking Journey.

persimmon apple pudding

Persimmon Apple Pudding from Cook with Kushi is a rich cake-like, dense, and slightly gooey traditional American dessert served with saffron flavored butter sauce.

persimmon ginger sorbet

This delicious persimmon ginger sorbet from Caroline’s Cooking is easy to make and both looks and tastes great, the zingy ginger complimenting the smooth, fragrant persimmon.

More Persimmon Recipes

two glasses of pomegranate and persimmon winter sangria punch

This Pomegranate and persimmon winter sangria from Salt & Lavender s a refreshing punch that is sure to be a big hit at your holiday party!

persimmon jam

This easy and delicious Three-Ingredient Jam made with persimmons from Blend with Spices would taste amazing on homemade bread.

persimmon chutney

This Spicy Mango Persimmon Chutney from The View from the Great Island is delicious as an appetizer with cheese and crackers.

If you make any of these sweet and savory persimmon recipes please share on instagram using hashtag #rainbowdelicious & and tag me at @rainbowdelicious , I’d love to see what you are up to in your kitchen!

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  1. What a great collection. Lovely recipes, thanks for sharing them. Everything looks so delicious. Can’t wait to give them a try.

  2. Persimmon is one of my favorite fruits! I could not even imagine such a variety of treats to be made with Persimmon. I want to try them out!

  3. I make these amazing persimmon-walnut muffins with fuyu persimmons. They’re the best fruits when they’re ripe.

  4. What a wonderful collection of recipes! First on my list to try is the upside down cake!!

  5. These look so delicious and I can’t wait to give these recipes a try! My family is going to love these recipes!

  6. I have never had persimmon. But All these recipes make me want to try. They look delicious.

  7. I LOVE persimmon and this collection of recipes is amazing! I can’t wait to try them all. Thanks for including my fav fuyu persimmon recipe too!

  8. Please post some persimmon recipes where it is paired with chicken, pork, or any meat or meat substitute. I have only found one recipe where persimmon is paired with chicken and it is totally delicious.

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