Persimmon Pudding Cake #BundtBakers

This is a Japanese Persimmon fruit, it also grows in India and it's called by different names here some call it Japani, and some Amarphal or a wild ripe mango, Aambarella. In India this fruit is mostly used for medicinal purpose in Ayurveda and many do not think that this an edible or tasty fruit.
 Persimmon is a delicious and pulpy fruit. We enjoy  eating this fruit. 
I made this delicious pudding cake with it. The fruit was very sweet hence the cake too became a little more sweet, if you are planning to make this Persimmon Pudding Cake then I, would suggest you reduce the sugar by 1/4 Cup each that is 3/4 Cup each brown and white sugar, as the pudding cake cools it tends to become even more sweeter.
Sent part of this cake to my friend too next day, who felt that it was too sweet. My husband and daughter simply enjoyed this pudding cake and were asking for more. Will definitely make it again.
 This pudding cake freezes well , pack it in pieces that you would like to have at a time, in zip lock bags. To reheat it place it in the microwave for a minute on high power and you can enjoy a fresh cake. 

Our host for this month’s Bundt Bakers is Wendy of A Day in the Life on the Farm . The theme is ‘Back to School Bundts ’ where in she asked us to bake a bundt that is easy to slice and freeze, perfect to take along for lunches throughout the month. This pudding cake fits perfectly into today’s theme.


Ingredients
1.1/2 Cups Persimmon Pulp 
60 Grams  Butter -  melted  - I used salted
2 Large Eggs 
1 Cup White Sugar 
1 Cup Brown sugar 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla essence
220 Grams  All  Purpose Flour 
2 Teaspoons Baking powder  
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon powder -  
1 Cup Chopped Mixed Nuts - (optional) . 

Method 

Preheat oven to 180 degrees and grease a bundt  mold. 

Melt the butter and keep it aside to cool.
Pulse the persimmon pulp  in a blender, along with the skin for just a minute.  Measure 1.1/2 cups.  Do not over puree it.
Sift flour, baking powder and cinnamon into a large bowl. Set aside. 
In a  bowl, whisk together the fruit pulp, butter, eggs, sugars and vanilla. Slowly add to dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Gently fold in nuts. 
Spread onto prepared bundt pan and bake for 55- 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes  with some crumbs.  This is a pudding cake so it well be slightly wet in the center. When cooled  un-mold and dust it with icing sugar.
Enjoy with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. We had with none, just enjoyed it plain.

My Notes

If you are using unsalted butter then add a pinch of  salt.

For the mixed nuts,  I, used walnuts, cashewnuts and almonds.  You can use any one nut.  That's your choice.

Labels :  Persimmon Fruit, Pudding cake, Cakes, Cinnamon, Cashewnuts, Almond, Walnuts, Bundt Bakers

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sneha datar
sneha datar

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.

3 comments:

  1. This cake looks amazing Sneha. I am also excited that I can comment on your post this time. I have no idea what the problem was before but I am glad it is rectified.

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  2. Ummm!!! I love persimmons!!! Your cake sounds delicious!!!! XOXO

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  3. I don't think I've ever had persimmon before and I'd love for my first time to be with this cake.

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