Monday, August 1, 2011


1 1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter
2 eggs
1 cup persimmon pulp
1/3 cup cold water
1 2/3 cups flour
1 tsp soda
3/4 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup raisins
2/3 cup chopped pecans or hickory nuts

Cream sugar and butter. Add the eggs, persimmon pulp, and cold water. Sift the dry ingredients together an add to the persimmon mixture. Add the raisins and nuts. Pour into a well-greased loaf baking pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. Cool and drizzle with glaze.

GLAZE: 3 tbsp powdered sugar, 1 tbsp water, 1 tsp lemon juice. Mix together.

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