9 Persimmon Recipes to Make This Winter

Last Updated December 04, 2017
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Cooler weather usually inspires thoughts of "what do I do with all of these apples?" but don't forget persimmons this year! Their sweetness makes them perfect for any baking or preserving you have planned. 


“My mom used to make this recipe in the fall. You can use either fuyu or hachiya persimmons. And they make great holiday gifts when baked in mini loaf pans.” ~ Robin Ross, Owner  and Chef...

Persimmon Jam

Persimmon jam
While you might want to just eat ripe persimmons fresh, try this recipe for jam and you will have the sweet taste of this local fruit all year long.

Tequila-Marinated Shrimp with Ghost Pepper Persimmon Salsa

Persimmons ripen in September as the season for hot peppers and Gulf shrimp continues.

Persimmon Beer

Because the water was often unsafe to drink in slave communities, the enslaved would ferment beverages such as persimmon beer. The first brewing would be very strong and then the last beer would be...
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