Persimmon pudding is a delicious traditional American dessert made with persimmon pulp, in the oven with a water bath. It is very similar to traditional English dessert puddings and tastes amazing served with whipped cream or ice cream.
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a small casserole dish for the persimmon pudding. Use a dish that will fit inside a larger 9 X 13 casserole dish, so that you can make water bath.
Sift together all dry ingredients in a bowl.
Add in the the wet ingredients, except for the whipped egg whites.
Mix until just combined.
Add in the egg whites and mix until just combined.
Pour pudding batter into casserole dish and place the casserole dish inside a 9 X 13 pan.
Add about an inch of water around the base. Bake Pudding for 1 hour.
Remove from oven and let slightly cool before serving with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream topping.