Persimmon Pudding

Posted by: Mona M 11-06-99 10:50 AM pt (US)

Persimmon Pudding

1/2 cup butter
4 - 6 tablespoons of sugar (according to taste)
1 pint persimmons (after run thru sieve)
3 egg yolks, well beaten
2 1/2 C flour
2 heaping tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1 pint milk
3 egg whites, stiffly beaten

Cream butter and sugar. Add persimmons and egg yolks; mix until well blended.

Sift together all dry ingredients. Alternately add dry ingredients and milk; mix well. Fold in egg whites.

Bake in greased and floured muffin tins or a cake pan at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes. The pudding will rise, then shrink.

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