Persimmon Steamed Pudding

Steamed on top of the stove for an easy treat.



  • 1 cup persimmon pulp
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup California raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts


In large bowl, combine persimmon pulp, sugar, egg and butter. Blend in milk. In another bowl, stir flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt together; dredge raisins, dates and nuts in flour mix. Then, fold into pulp mixture. Pour mixture into greased double boiler and steam, covered, for 2 hours or until firm in center. Serve warm or cold with whipped cream, hard sauce or lemon sauce.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 360 (22% from fat); Total Fat 9g (sat 3g, mono 2g, poly 3g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 35mg; Protein 5g; Carbohydrate 67g; (Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 51g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 520mg; Calcium 65mg; Potassium 365mg

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