Fuyu Persimmon Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 bundt cake
Persimmons are a round fruit that are very sweet making them great for cakes. A lot of persimmon cake recipes call for persimmon puree, but this recipe has chopped persimmons that bake up very pretty inside the cake.

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups chopped firm Fuyu persimmons
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground clove
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup raisins

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a bundt cake pan.
  2. In a bowl, combine the chopped persimmons with the baking soda. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the butter with the sugar. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until fluffy. Stir in Fuyu mix.
  4. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, ground clove, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir flour into Fuyu mixture just until blended. Add the walnuts and raisins.
  5. Pour into prepared bundt pan. Bake for 55 - 60 minutes or until toothpick tests clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Turn onto rack.

Notes:

Recipe source: Food Librarian

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