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Persimmon Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Persimmon Bread, by , is from A Recipe Collection from The Friends of Vision Literacy, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marina Dols
Added: Friday, October 23, 2009


4 eggs
1 c. olive oil
3 1/2 c. flour
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking soda
2 c. ripe persimmon pulp
1 c. chopped nuts

Beat eggs, and mix with olive oil. Mix flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, salt and baking soda; add to egg mixture and mix well. Add persimmon and nuts. Pour batter into two greased loaf pans. Bake for 1 hr. in preheated 350 degree oven.




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