Persimmon Bars

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Persimmon bars as done by my husband's grandmother for years. A family holiday favorite. Sweet frosting tops these delicious cakes.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup persimmon pulp

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 10x15 inch jelly roll pan.

  2. In a small bowl, stir together persimmon pulp and baking soda; set aside. In a separate bowl, mix together egg, white sugar, vegetable oil and raisins.

  3. In a large bowl, stir together flour cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cloves. Stir persimmon mixture and egg mixture into the dry ingredients. Fold in walnuts. Spread batter into prepared pan.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, combine confectioners' sugar and lemon juice. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove bars from oven and spread with glaze.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

371 Calories
16g Fat
55g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 371
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 307mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 14mg 72%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 176mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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