Friday, September 18, 2009

HOOSIER PERSIMMON BREAD

3 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 cups persimmon pulp
2 eggs
1 tsp cinnamon
2 cups sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tsp soda
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup raisins
1 tsp nutmeg
1 1/2 cup vegetable oil

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two loaf pans; set aside.

Sift the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and soda into a bowl. Stir in the sugar. Stir the persimmon pulp and eggs into the mixture. Add the oil and mix well. Stir in the nuts and raisins. Pour into the prepared loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for about 55 minutes. The bread is done when a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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