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Persimmon Pie

No recipe image available.An old fashioned, cinnamon-scented persimmon custard pie.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust*
2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups whipping cream
1 cup persimmon pulp
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon lemon juice

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
  2. Combine eggs, cinnamon, sugar, and salt. Mix in milk or cream, persimmon pulp, melted butter, and lemon juice. Pour mixture into unbaked pie shell.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F (175°C), and bake for an additional 30 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack before serving.

Makes 8 servings.

*Use store bought, ready-to-use pie pastry, or your favorite recipe for homemade pie pastry.