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20+ Recipes with Persimmon You Should Be Making This Fall

20+ Recipes with Persimmon You Should Be Making This Fall

There are persimmon recipes to satisfy any persimmon craving. This is the time of year for persimmons, so it’s important to take advantage of all this delicious fruit has to offer! Persimmons can be used in pies, tarts, cocktails, and more. Check out the over 20 recipes with persimmon that you should be making this fall below.

How to pick a perfect persimmon.

Commercially speaking, there are two types of persimmons: the Hachiya variety and the Fuyu variety. Our friend Jerry James Stone breaks it down in the video below.

Cocktail recipes with persimmon.

Celebrate the holidays in style with these recipes for persimmon-inspired cocktails.

Spiced Harvest Sangria with Figs & Persimmons


Spiced Harvest Sangria with Figs & Persimmons

This sangria from Yes to Yolks is spiced with the flavors of mulled wine, but is still served chilled. Perfect for those days when you want big fall flavor in a cold beverage!

Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned Cocktail

Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

This slightly sweet and very autumnal twist on a classic old-fashioned from Aida of Salt & Wind is our kind of cocktail. 

Aida says to choose the Hachiya variety of persimmon anytime you need to use persimmon puree in a recipe. The puree works wonders in desserts and this Old Fashioned cocktail. 

Persimmon & Pomegranate Thanksgiving Sangria

Persimmon & Pomegranate Thanksgiving Sangria

When it comes to festive cocktails it just doesn’t get more beautiful than this persimmon-inspired sangria from Jerry James Stone!

Appetizer recipes with persimmon.

Entertaining this fall? Stock up on persimmons for making the easy appetizer recipes below.

Speck-Wrapped Persimmons With Balsamic Honey Glaze

Speck-Wrapped Persimmons With Balsamic Honey Glaze Recipe

How do you make the all-time classic appetizer of prosciutto and melon during the colder months?

Aida of Salt & Wind makes her cold season version with ripe Fuyu persimmons and wrapped in smoky speck.

Persimmon Bruschetta

Persimmon Bruschetta

Our persimmon-inspired bruschetta is perfect for fall entertaining!

Bacon-Wrapped Persimmons

Bacon-Wrapped Persimmons 

This Bacon-Wrapped Persimmons recipe from G Free Foodie is easy to make and incredibly delicious. It’s a simple appetizer or snack you can serve warm or room temperature.

Persimmon, Fried Sage, and Goat Cheese Bites

Persimmon, Fried Sage, and Goat Cheese Bites Recipe

Entertaining can get stressful, which means easy but awesome appetizers are essential.

During the Fall, Aida of Salt & Wind keeps Persimmon, Fried Sage, and Goat Cheese Bites in heavy rotation because of their sweet-salty perfection and the fact that they are so easy to put together. 

Salad recipes with persimmon.

No boring salads here! These salad recipes that follow are full of persimmon in every bite.

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad with Burrata and Pistachio Dukkah

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad with Burrata and Pistachio Dukkah

Crisp slices of Fuyu persimmons mingle with assertive greens, tart pomegranate arils, and toasty dukkah all coated in a nap of pomegranate molasses dressing sharpened with lemon and olive oil. This sensational fall salad from The Bojon Gourmet is perfect for the holiday season!

Beet and Persimmon Salad with Candied Peanuts and Smoked Paprika-Orange Dressing

Beet and Persimmon Salad with Candied Peanuts and Smoked Paprika-Orange Dressing

This colorful winter beet and persimmon salad from Hola Jalapeno is bursting with all the flavors of the season; citrus in the dressing, smoky paprika, and spicy maple-candied peanuts for texture and crunch.

Pomegranate And Persimmon Wild Rice Salad With Miso Dressing

Pomegranate And Persimmon Wild Rice Salad With Miso Dressing Recipe

Aida of Salt and Wind suggests that you consider this the ‘Little Black Dress’ of salads — it works on any occasion from a formal dinner party to a light lunch. 

Autumn “Caprese” with California Grown Persimmon and Pomegranate

Autumn “Caprese” with California Grown Persimmon and Pomegranate

Sarah of The Delicious Life says that there is no absolute way to arrange the ingredients on the platter. She likes to keep each of the ingredients generally together, and everything arranged in rainbow-ish order. However, she says tossing everything into a bowl probably works, too.

Pomegranate and Burrata Salad with Persimmon

Pomegranate and Burrata Salad with Persimmon

This jewel-toned salad from Displaced Housewife has a dressing that is flavored with homemade pomegranate molasses yes, please!

Herbed Kale Salad with Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Maple-Cumin Dressing

Herbed Kale Salad with Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Maple-Cumin Dressing

This salad from The Bojon Gourmet is marinated in a toasted cumin maple dressing and tossed with a mess of herbs, pomegranate, persimmon, and walnuts, kale salad never tasted so good.

Persimmon Burrata Caprese Salad

Persimmon Burrata Caprese Salad

The tomato-shaped Fuyu variety is as at home in a salad as a roast as in dessert thanks to their honeyed almost pumpkin flavor. And there’s pretty much no easier way to serve them than this appetizer from Salt & Wind, which, let’s be real, is basically an excuse to eat persimmons and burrata in abundance.

Kale Salad with Persimmons

Kale Salad with Persimmons

If you’re craving salads in the winter, this Whole30-friendly kale salad from Nom Nom Paleo has sweet persimmons, toasted almonds, and a zippy lemon vinaigrette that will hit the spot without much effort!

Breakfast recipes with persimmon.

Start your day with a hearty dose of persimmons!

Dutch Baby Pancake with Caramelized Persimmons

Dutch Baby Pancake with Caramelized Persimmons Recipe

The souffléd pancake from Salt & Wind is a looker — it rises to great heights, gets crisp on the edges, is custardy in the middle, and is a pancake crater that is a natural bowl for anything you like to top your pancakes with from fruit to syrup. 

Persimmon and Tangerine Smoothie

Persimmon and Tangerine Smoothie

The Bojon Gourmet, inspired by a monochromatic color palette, blended together a bunch of orange foods into this creamy drink that tastes like an exotic Orange Julius.

Persimmon Pepita Streusel Overnight Oats

Persimmon Pepita Streusel Overnight Oats

This fall Aida of Salt & Wind has been topping her overnight oats with the season’s fruit from nutmeg-dusted pears to these cinnamon-sprinkled persimmons.

Main course recipes with persimmon.

Have you ever made persimmons the star of the show when it comes to your main course for dinner? We highly suggest you give it a try!

Persimmon Grilled Cheese with Brie & Prosciutto

These delicious persimmon grilled cheese sandwiches from A Girl Defloured are filled with rich brie, salty prosciutto, and sharp grainy mustard. Together, they accentuate the subtle sweetness of crisp Fuyu persimmons which come into season in fall.

Roast Pork Loin with Caramelized Persimmons and Onions

Roast Pork Loin with Caramelized Persimmons and Onions

This season we’re hedging our holiday feast bets on this Roast Pork Loin with Caramelized Persimmons and Onions from Salt & Wind, and we think you should too.

It’s easier to put together than a crown roast, more interesting than another turkey, and puts the spotlight on one of our all-time favorite fall flavors: persimmons!

Persimmon Grilled Cheese

Persimmon Grilled Cheese

This persimmon grilled cheese is our favorite way to serve up lunch during the fall!

Dessert recipes with persimmon.

Persimmons are the perfect addition to celebratory cakes and cookies during the fall months.

Two Persimmon Layer Cake with Vanilla Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

Two Persimmon Layer Cake with Vanilla Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

This gluten-free persimmon layer cake recipe from The Bojon Gourmet brims with Hachiya and Fuyu persimmons, warming spices, and a gently-sweetened cream cheese frosting kissed with vanilla and bourbon.

Spiced Persimmon Pudding

Spiced Persimmon Pudding Recipe

Persimmon pudding isn’t really a pudding — well, in the British sense, yes, but to us Yankees, it can be misleading. It’s like a boozed and spiced persimmon cake bar concoction, which is one of Aida of Salt & Wind’s favorite ways to bake with persimmons. 

Persimmon Cookies recipe

Persimmon Cookies

These cookies from Pinch My Salt are chock full of raisins, walnuts, and warm spices so they really are the perfect cookie for fall. They also freeze well, so you can make a bunch of them now to enjoy throughout the winter.

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20+ Recipes with Persimmon You Should Be Making This Fall

There are persimmon recipes to satisfy any persimmon craving. This is the time of year for persimmons, so it’s important to take advantage of all this delicious fruit has to offer! Persimmons can be used in pies, tarts, cocktails, and more. Check out the over 20 recipes with persimmon that you should be making this fall below.

How to pick a perfect persimmon.

Commercially speaking, there are two types of persimmons: the Hachiya variety and the Fuyu variety. Our friend Jerry James Stone breaks it down in the video below.

Cocktail recipes with persimmon.

Celebrate the holidays in style with these recipes for persimmon-inspired cocktails.

Spiced Harvest Sangria with Figs & Persimmons


Spiced Harvest Sangria with Figs & Persimmons

This sangria from Yes to Yolks is spiced with the flavors of mulled wine, but is still served chilled. Perfect for those days when you want big fall flavor in a cold beverage!

Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned Cocktail

Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

This slightly sweet and very autumnal twist on a classic old-fashioned from Aida of Salt & Wind is our kind of cocktail. 

Aida says to choose the Hachiya variety of persimmon anytime you need to use persimmon puree in a recipe. The puree works wonders in desserts and this Old Fashioned cocktail. 

Persimmon & Pomegranate Thanksgiving Sangria

Persimmon & Pomegranate Thanksgiving Sangria

When it comes to festive cocktails it just doesn’t get more beautiful than this persimmon-inspired sangria from Jerry James Stone!

Appetizer recipes with persimmon.

Entertaining this fall? Stock up on persimmons for making the easy appetizer recipes below.

Speck-Wrapped Persimmons With Balsamic Honey Glaze

Speck-Wrapped Persimmons With Balsamic Honey Glaze Recipe

How do you make the all-time classic appetizer of prosciutto and melon during the colder months?

Aida of Salt & Wind makes her cold season version with ripe Fuyu persimmons and wrapped in smoky speck.

Persimmon Bruschetta

Persimmon Bruschetta

Our persimmon-inspired bruschetta is perfect for fall entertaining!

Bacon-Wrapped Persimmons

Bacon-Wrapped Persimmons 

This Bacon-Wrapped Persimmons recipe from G Free Foodie is easy to make and incredibly delicious. It’s a simple appetizer or snack you can serve warm or room temperature.

Persimmon, Fried Sage, and Goat Cheese Bites

Persimmon, Fried Sage, and Goat Cheese Bites Recipe

Entertaining can get stressful, which means easy but awesome appetizers are essential.

During the Fall, Aida of Salt & Wind keeps Persimmon, Fried Sage, and Goat Cheese Bites in heavy rotation because of their sweet-salty perfection and the fact that they are so easy to put together. 

Salad recipes with persimmon.

No boring salads here! These salad recipes that follow are full of persimmon in every bite.

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad with Burrata and Pistachio Dukkah

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad with Burrata and Pistachio Dukkah

Crisp slices of Fuyu persimmons mingle with assertive greens, tart pomegranate arils, and toasty dukkah all coated in a nap of pomegranate molasses dressing sharpened with lemon and olive oil. This sensational fall salad from The Bojon Gourmet is perfect for the holiday season!

Beet and Persimmon Salad with Candied Peanuts and Smoked Paprika-Orange Dressing

Beet and Persimmon Salad with Candied Peanuts and Smoked Paprika-Orange Dressing

This colorful winter beet and persimmon salad from Hola Jalapeno is bursting with all the flavors of the season; citrus in the dressing, smoky paprika, and spicy maple-candied peanuts for texture and crunch.

Pomegranate And Persimmon Wild Rice Salad With Miso Dressing

Pomegranate And Persimmon Wild Rice Salad With Miso Dressing Recipe

Aida of Salt and Wind suggests that you consider this the ‘Little Black Dress’ of salads — it works on any occasion from a formal dinner party to a light lunch. 

Autumn “Caprese” with California Grown Persimmon and Pomegranate

Autumn “Caprese” with California Grown Persimmon and Pomegranate

Sarah of The Delicious Life says that there is no absolute way to arrange the ingredients on the platter. She likes to keep each of the ingredients generally together, and everything arranged in rainbow-ish order. However, she says tossing everything into a bowl probably works, too.

Pomegranate and Burrata Salad with Persimmon

Pomegranate and Burrata Salad with Persimmon

This jewel-toned salad from Displaced Housewife has a dressing that is flavored with homemade pomegranate molasses yes, please!

Herbed Kale Salad with Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Maple-Cumin Dressing

Herbed Kale Salad with Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Maple-Cumin Dressing

This salad from The Bojon Gourmet is marinated in a toasted cumin maple dressing and tossed with a mess of herbs, pomegranate, persimmon, and walnuts, kale salad never tasted so good.

Persimmon Burrata Caprese Salad

Persimmon Burrata Caprese Salad

The tomato-shaped Fuyu variety is as at home in a salad as a roast as in dessert thanks to their honeyed almost pumpkin flavor. And there’s pretty much no easier way to serve them than this appetizer from Salt & Wind, which, let’s be real, is basically an excuse to eat persimmons and burrata in abundance.

Kale Salad with Persimmons

Kale Salad with Persimmons

If you’re craving salads in the winter, this Whole30-friendly kale salad from Nom Nom Paleo has sweet persimmons, toasted almonds, and a zippy lemon vinaigrette that will hit the spot without much effort!

Breakfast recipes with persimmon.

Start your day with a hearty dose of persimmons!

Dutch Baby Pancake with Caramelized Persimmons

Dutch Baby Pancake with Caramelized Persimmons Recipe

The souffléd pancake from Salt & Wind is a looker — it rises to great heights, gets crisp on the edges, is custardy in the middle, and is a pancake crater that is a natural bowl for anything you like to top your pancakes with from fruit to syrup. 

Persimmon and Tangerine Smoothie

Persimmon and Tangerine Smoothie

The Bojon Gourmet, inspired by a monochromatic color palette, blended together a bunch of orange foods into this creamy drink that tastes like an exotic Orange Julius.

Persimmon Pepita Streusel Overnight Oats

Persimmon Pepita Streusel Overnight Oats

This fall Aida of Salt & Wind has been topping her overnight oats with the season’s fruit from nutmeg-dusted pears to these cinnamon-sprinkled persimmons.

Main course recipes with persimmon.

Have you ever made persimmons the star of the show when it comes to your main course for dinner? We highly suggest you give it a try!

Persimmon Grilled Cheese with Brie & Prosciutto

These delicious persimmon grilled cheese sandwiches from A Girl Defloured are filled with rich brie, salty prosciutto, and sharp grainy mustard. Together, they accentuate the subtle sweetness of crisp Fuyu persimmons which come into season in fall.

Roast Pork Loin with Caramelized Persimmons and Onions

Roast Pork Loin with Caramelized Persimmons and Onions

This season we’re hedging our holiday feast bets on this Roast Pork Loin with Caramelized Persimmons and Onions from Salt & Wind, and we think you should too.

It’s easier to put together than a crown roast, more interesting than another turkey, and puts the spotlight on one of our all-time favorite fall flavors: persimmons!

Persimmon Grilled Cheese

Persimmon Grilled Cheese

This persimmon grilled cheese is our favorite way to serve up lunch during the fall!

Dessert recipes with persimmon.

Persimmons are the perfect addition to celebratory cakes and cookies during the fall months.

Two Persimmon Layer Cake with Vanilla Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

Two Persimmon Layer Cake with Vanilla Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

This gluten-free persimmon layer cake recipe from The Bojon Gourmet brims with Hachiya and Fuyu persimmons, warming spices, and a gently-sweetened cream cheese frosting kissed with vanilla and bourbon.

Spiced Persimmon Pudding

Spiced Persimmon Pudding Recipe

Persimmon pudding isn’t really a pudding — well, in the British sense, yes, but to us Yankees, it can be misleading. It’s like a boozed and spiced persimmon cake bar concoction, which is one of Aida of Salt & Wind’s favorite ways to bake with persimmons. 

Persimmon Cookies recipe

Persimmon Cookies

These cookies from Pinch My Salt are chock full of raisins, walnuts, and warm spices so they really are the perfect cookie for fall. They also freeze well, so you can make a bunch of them now to enjoy throughout the winter.

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