Recipe by KerryT
"This recipe has been handed down in our family since 1850. It's a Thanksgiving favorite, hot or cold!"
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I'd like to clarify a couple of things about this recipe. I submitted this particular recipe, and to Beth, who made a comment, you are correct if you are going by the picture. I don't know where this picture came from, but its NOT my pudding! The picture looks like a cake. I wrote a long time ago to the webmaster to delete the photo because it is misleading. My grandmother's father, whose last name was Mitchell, was born and raised in Mitchell, Indiana. This recipe came from his family. I hope to get my own pudding photo uploaded to replace the one there now. Thanks :) -Kerry
I am from Mitchell, Indiana, home of the Persimmon Festival, Persimmon Capitol of the World and all that. This is NOT how we make our persimmon pudding. This recipe is more of a persimmon cake. Not that it doesn't still taste good, its just not persimmon pudding!
I haven't tried this exact recipe but I know and eat Indiana persimmon pudding. Have made it and purchased it pre-made. Always DELICIOUS but it is an aquired taste. If you like sweet potato pudding you will probably like persimmon pudding. Serve with whipped topping!
I to am from Mitchell IN, and i agree this is not Persimmon Pudding, at least not the kind here in Indiana, If you are wanting to make true pudding dont use this, this is a persimmon cake of some sort, i tried it as i do all the other pudding recipes and it is good but not a true pudding :)
Ahhhh! I am a born and bred Hoosier, and this is amazing. I live in New England now, and have persimmon pulp shipped to me from Dillman Farms in Indy. It's worth every penny. This is delicious served with fresh whipped cream. Everyone here who has tried has loved it. It reminds me of Indian pudding. Enjoy!
this is very similar to the recipe that my great grandmother used...that all my family uses and we have been eating it all our lives. some family members like whipped cream on top, some prefer milk or cream over it, no matter how you prefer, it's still a great recipe well worth keeping around for generations to come!
I purchased persimmon for the first time and this was the recipe I tried. I had company for dinner and both the company and my family LOVED it!! It was alot of work...stirring every 15min, but WELL worth it! We topped it with whipped cream...DELICIOUS!! Thanx for the Wonderful recipe!!
I gave this 5 stars because it is almost exactly like the recipe that's been handed down in my family from the same era, and it is simply heavenly! Living in Texas for 25 years, I still crave persimmon pudding at Thanksgiving. I'll be contacting Dillman Farms this year!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Traditional Indiana Persimmon Pudding
Serving Size: 1/15 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 15
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 34
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