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Persimmon Pudding Recipe

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. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake, dessert, ice cream, persimmon, persimon pudding, pudding, whipped cream
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 293 kcal


Dry Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 cup persimmon pulp from 2-3 ripe Hachiya persimmons
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 egg whites whipped, but not stiff


  1. 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.

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  2. Sift together all dry ingredients in a bowl. 

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  3. Add in the the wet ingredients, except for the whipped egg whites.

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  4. Mix until just combined.

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  5. Add in the egg whites and mix until just combined.

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  6. Pour pudding batter into casserole dish and place the casserole dish inside  a 9 X 13 pan. 

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  7. Add about an inch of water around the base. Bake Pudding for 1 hour. 

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  8. Remove from oven and let slightly cool before serving with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream topping. 

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Nutrition Facts
Persimmon Pudding Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 293 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.6g4%
Saturated Fat 1.5g9%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 338mg15%
Potassium 181mg5%
Carbohydrates 66.2g22%
Fiber 3.8g16%
Sugar 45g50%
Protein 4g8%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.