Persimmon & Walnut Bread

Lovely, light and moist!  The best persimmon bread around.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10 slices


  • 1/2 cup butter soft and cut small
  • 3/4 cup white flour basic flour
  • 3/4 cup wheat flour or a wheat blend
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon or more if you prefer
  • 3-4 medium presimmons ripe and soft, skinned
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk or milk with tsp. vinegar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 cup walnuts


  • in a blender, mix skinned persimmons and buttermilk until smooth.  set aside
  • in your mixer, mix together butter, sugar and eggs
  • mix dry and add to wet
  • mix persimmon and buttermilk and mix until well combined
  • pour in long loaf pan, lined with baking paper.
    Bake @ 350 for 35 min., or until tester comes out clean
  • cook, cut and serve.  sprinkle powder sugar on top if you would like.