Monday, December 26, 2011

My Mom's Persimmon Pudding

When I was a young girl my mom would make Persimmon Pudding.
I had thought of it over the year's and remembered it fondly;
but didn't realize the recipe was tucked inside my recipe box.
One day, not so long ago, I saw it there and knew this year
we would have Persimmon Pudding for our Christmas celebration.
Yes, it was as I remembered, oh sooooo very good.
I thought maybe you would like the recipe too.

My Mom's Persimmon Steamed Pudding

1 cup persimmon pulp (took two persimmons)
1/2 cup sugar
2 Tablespoons melted butter
1 well beaten egg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 cup chopped nuts
3/4 cup raisins (I didn't have any, so used cranberries)

Put together in order and bake in casserole dish or pudding mold for 1 1/4 hours at 350 degrees oven.
Set dish or mold in a pan of water in the oven, so it will steam.

Note:  We served it with vanilla ice cream, but a nice hard sauce or lemon sauce would be lovely.


Adrienne said...

The pudding looks wonderful - bet it was delicious! I'm a little late with Christmas wishes but hope you had a good day.

Dutchbaby said...

Mmm, looks yummy, but first, I will try the banana pudding recipe you kindly sent me!

Marilyn said...

I'm keeping this in my files as I'd like to try it someday. I have my great aunt's fig pudding that my dad remembered having had when he was young. I'd love to fix it for him again. My late husband also loved it!♥♫

Relyn Lawson said...

Christmas Day has flown past. Just now I have a quiet moment between bouts of after-Christmas sale shopping. I wanted to stop by and wish you all the joys of the season. As the quiet week approaches, may you find time to do all the things you most love. May you know, each day, how very blessed and loved you are. Happy Holidays, friend. ~ Relyn

Laurie said...

Does this ever look good Marilyn, not sure what a persimmon is, but I think I'll have to look them up. Hope your day was a great one!

Jeanie said...

I must find persimmons! It looks wonderful!

beth said...

can you believe that i have no idea what a persimmon is or what they look like or that my mom never used them for anything while i was growing up....seriously, it's true......

now i'm curious :)

Jeanne said...

Love your recipes and you.
Love Jeanne

koralee said...

Oh my this looks so grandma always made steamed pudding with rum sauce...pure joy!
Hugs to you for a magical week dear one.

Angela McRae said...

Mmm! This looks and sounds divine, and I love your substitution of the cranberries. And ... I have a pudding mold I've not used!

christina said...

this looks so yummy!