Persimmon Bread

Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

From the New Orleans Time Picayune. Freezes well.

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  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl blend sugar and oil; add eggs and persimmon pulp.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices; add nuts and dates then mix well.
  4. Stir flour mixture into persimmon mixture. Turn into two greased and floured loaf pans. Bake for one hour or until done, testing center with a pick.
  5. Turn out on wire rack to cool. Freezes well.