Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

This recipe came from an e-mail recipe group several years ago and was attributed to a Randy Pollak. I don't know whether Randy posted the recipe or was its source (or both), but I'm very grateful for it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Blend oil, pulp, and extract.
  3. Combine the two mixtures and stir only until thoroughly blended (do not beat).
  4. Spoon into greased or papered muffin tins (12 regular size or 36 mini/'gem' size).
  5. Bake in a pre-heated 350-degree oven: 25 minutes for regular muffins; 12 minutes for 'gems'.
Most Helpful

3 5

This is a tasty recipe but the eggs are missing. They came out flat!

4 5

These were excellent. I subbed dried cranberries for raisins. Will definitely be making these again!

5 5

Easy and yummy! I sent these to a high-energy theatre practice where they were loved by kids and adults. Not too sweet, but very satisfying. I made them using 1 t of pumpkin pie spice (I didn't have any plain nutmeg) and 1 T lemon juice (I didn't have the extract). Also, when I "pulped" my persimmons (2), I got nearly one 1, but just added unsweetened applesauce to make up for the extra that I needed (hey, it's still pulp, right?) Thanks ccferne (and Randy)!