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December 8, 2014
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20 Perfect Uses for Persimmons

20 Perfect Uses for Persimmons

Ah, persimmons. I don’t think there is any other fruit in the state that reminds us of fall and the Holidays more than this golden, rich globe. The tender flesh and beautiful, deep hues make this crop an easy one to love.   The abundance of persimmons right now can feel a little overwhelming unless you know what to do with them. We are here to help you think beyond the traditional persimmon cookie and stockpile your persimmon recipe cache! Here are 20 perfect uses for persimmons from CA Grown!

Spiced Persimmon Tea

20 perfect uses for persimmons

The perfect marriage of sweet and spicy come together in this soothing hot tea.  Recipe at Gourmande in the Kitchen

Persimmon & Cranberry Baked Oatmeal

20 perfect uses for persimmons

There is nothing better on a cold winter morning than piping hot baked oatmeal.  The aromas of the cranberries and persimmons is unmatched!  Recipe at Spoon Fork Bacon

Persimmon Chia Pudding

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Chia is a fairly new food craze.  I love the incorporation of a persimmon cream into this healthy pudding bursting with flavor and nutrients.  Recipe at Blissful Basil

Lemon-Glazed Persimmon Bars

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Persimmon and dated filled bars are perfect to serve your overnight holiday guests with their morning coffee.  Recipe at Saveur 

Cranberry Persimmon Salsa

20 perfect uses for persimmons

A carnival of colors!  Sweet cranberries and creamy persimmons are chopped and mixed with savory onion and cilantro. Perfect for Holiday Bruschetta!  Recipe at Rancho La Puerta

Cardamom Roasted Persimmons

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Served on a dollop of greek yogurt, this is the perfect vitamin-packed Winter breakfast. Recipe at Scaling Back

Persimmon Prosciutto Grilled Cheese

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Bursting with flavor and abounding in beautiful colors, this grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food.  Recipe at Joy the Baker

Persimmon Chicken

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Beautiful persimmons swimming in a savory gravy top sauteed chicken.  An easy weeknight winter meal.  Recipe at Everyday Paleo

Kale Persimmon Salad

20 perfect uses for persimmons

A medley of fresh veggies and chopped kale tossed together in a lemony dressing creates the perfect side to any weeknight meal.  Recipe at Shockingly Delicious

Persimmon Arugula Pasta

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Silky pasta is drenched in a persimmon and arugula mixture and creates a perfect winter meal.  Recipe at The Little Epicurean

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad with Burrata

20 perfect uses for persimmons

The perfect Autumn Salad.  Crisp and tangy pomegranates are paired with sweet persimmons and served with delectable burrata.  Recipe at The Bojon Gourmet 

Persimmon Sorbet

20 perfect uses for persimmons

The simplest dessert you will serve all season.  Simply freeze a persimmon and enjoy the icy pulb right from the fruit itself!  Recipe at Busy in Brooklyn

Persimmon Tart

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Flaky pie crust and fresh, juicy persimmons are arranged and baked to perfection.  Add a dollop of cream and you have the perfect Holiday dessert.  Recipe at I Heart Baking 

Persimmon Upside Down Cake

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Beautiful and indulgent, this is the perfect dessert to bring to your annual Holiday party with friends.  Recipe at Minimally Invasive

Persimmon Cornbread

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Similar to a bread pudding, this skillet persimmon cornbread will have all your kin begging for more.  Recipe at In Erica’s Kitchen

French Persimmon Tart

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Like a work of art, this tart uses easy puff pastry and showcases the architecture of the vibrant persimmon.  Recipe at Lea’s Cooking

Persimmon Sticky Pudding

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Sticky with gooey caramel, this decadent dessert is perfect served warm and with a dollop of vanilla ice cream.  Recipe at A Cozy Kitchen

Persimmon Pound Cake

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Dense and flecked with the sweetness of persimmons, this pound cake should be first on your list for neighbors!  Recipe at The Daily Meal

Roasted Persimmon Scones

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Scones are a simple treat to make any day of the week.  They may seem fancy, but the effort is minimal and the dividends are substantial.  Recipe at Frolic for Food

Meringue with Persimmons

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Reserved for a more formal occasion, this meringue is beautiful topped with persimmons and pomegranate arils.  Recipe at The Sultan’s Pavlova

 

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20 Perfect Uses for Persimmons

Ah, persimmons. I don’t think there is any other fruit in the state that reminds us of fall and the Holidays more than this golden, rich globe. The tender flesh and beautiful, deep hues make this crop an easy one to love.   The abundance of persimmons right now can feel a little overwhelming unless you know what to do with them. We are here to help you think beyond the traditional persimmon cookie and stockpile your persimmon recipe cache! Here are 20 perfect uses for persimmons from CA Grown!

Spiced Persimmon Tea

20 perfect uses for persimmons

The perfect marriage of sweet and spicy come together in this soothing hot tea.  Recipe at Gourmande in the Kitchen

Persimmon & Cranberry Baked Oatmeal

20 perfect uses for persimmons

There is nothing better on a cold winter morning than piping hot baked oatmeal.  The aromas of the cranberries and persimmons is unmatched!  Recipe at Spoon Fork Bacon

Persimmon Chia Pudding

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Chia is a fairly new food craze.  I love the incorporation of a persimmon cream into this healthy pudding bursting with flavor and nutrients.  Recipe at Blissful Basil

Lemon-Glazed Persimmon Bars

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Persimmon and dated filled bars are perfect to serve your overnight holiday guests with their morning coffee.  Recipe at Saveur 

Cranberry Persimmon Salsa

20 perfect uses for persimmons

A carnival of colors!  Sweet cranberries and creamy persimmons are chopped and mixed with savory onion and cilantro. Perfect for Holiday Bruschetta!  Recipe at Rancho La Puerta

Cardamom Roasted Persimmons

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Served on a dollop of greek yogurt, this is the perfect vitamin-packed Winter breakfast. Recipe at Scaling Back

Persimmon Prosciutto Grilled Cheese

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Bursting with flavor and abounding in beautiful colors, this grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food.  Recipe at Joy the Baker

Persimmon Chicken

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Beautiful persimmons swimming in a savory gravy top sauteed chicken.  An easy weeknight winter meal.  Recipe at Everyday Paleo

Kale Persimmon Salad

20 perfect uses for persimmons

A medley of fresh veggies and chopped kale tossed together in a lemony dressing creates the perfect side to any weeknight meal.  Recipe at Shockingly Delicious

Persimmon Arugula Pasta

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Silky pasta is drenched in a persimmon and arugula mixture and creates a perfect winter meal.  Recipe at The Little Epicurean

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad with Burrata

20 perfect uses for persimmons

The perfect Autumn Salad.  Crisp and tangy pomegranates are paired with sweet persimmons and served with delectable burrata.  Recipe at The Bojon Gourmet 

Persimmon Sorbet

20 perfect uses for persimmons

The simplest dessert you will serve all season.  Simply freeze a persimmon and enjoy the icy pulb right from the fruit itself!  Recipe at Busy in Brooklyn

Persimmon Tart

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Flaky pie crust and fresh, juicy persimmons are arranged and baked to perfection.  Add a dollop of cream and you have the perfect Holiday dessert.  Recipe at I Heart Baking 

Persimmon Upside Down Cake

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Beautiful and indulgent, this is the perfect dessert to bring to your annual Holiday party with friends.  Recipe at Minimally Invasive

Persimmon Cornbread

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Similar to a bread pudding, this skillet persimmon cornbread will have all your kin begging for more.  Recipe at In Erica’s Kitchen

French Persimmon Tart

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Like a work of art, this tart uses easy puff pastry and showcases the architecture of the vibrant persimmon.  Recipe at Lea’s Cooking

Persimmon Sticky Pudding

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Sticky with gooey caramel, this decadent dessert is perfect served warm and with a dollop of vanilla ice cream.  Recipe at A Cozy Kitchen

Persimmon Pound Cake

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Dense and flecked with the sweetness of persimmons, this pound cake should be first on your list for neighbors!  Recipe at The Daily Meal

Roasted Persimmon Scones

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Scones are a simple treat to make any day of the week.  They may seem fancy, but the effort is minimal and the dividends are substantial.  Recipe at Frolic for Food

Meringue with Persimmons

20 perfect uses for persimmons

Reserved for a more formal occasion, this meringue is beautiful topped with persimmons and pomegranate arils.  Recipe at The Sultan’s Pavlova

 

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