Persimmons are the ultimate cool-weather fruit, as they reach peak freshness from November through February! Their deep orange color and mild, honey-like flavor make them the perfect addition to warm, sweet treats during those chilly months. Check out these three delicious persimmons recipes that are sure to warm you up this winter!
Who wants pumpkin bread when you can make persimmon bread? The rich flavors of butter, cinnamon, and dates elevate that delicious persimmon flavor throughout the entire loaf. A homemade persimmon puree, made from the fresh pulp inside the fruit, is the most important ingredient in this recipe. These make for a great holiday gift or warm winter breakfast when heated and served with butter!
This versatile, unique persimmon recipe is one you’ll want to add to your personal cookbook! Flavors of cardamom, honey, and vanilla bean infuse into the persimmons while roasting in the oven for about an hour. Enjoy your roasted persimmons alone, with yogurt or ice cream, on french toast, or even pair them with brie cheese for a delicious appetizer.
Elevate your favorite breakfast dessert pastry with persimmons! These Persimmon Almond Scones make for the perfect morning coffee accompaniment or after-dinner sweet treat. Persimmons brighten up the scones with their bold orange color and honeyed citrus favors.
Which recipe are you going to try this holiday season?