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October 9, 2013

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PERSIMMON PUDDING

1/2 cup shortening

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup sugar

1 cup persimmon pulp

1/2 cup milk

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 eggs, unbeaten

2 cups unsifted flour

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

Place shortening, salt, and vanilla in mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed until blended, about 30 seconds. Add sugar, gradually, continuing to beat, until thoroughly creamed, about 2 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating at medium speed until well blended, about 1 1/2 minutes. Sift together flour, cinnamon and baking powder. Working quickly, add dry ingredients, persimmon pulp and milk, alternately, while beating for 1 to 2 minutes. Scrape bottom and sides of bowl with rubber scraper. Pour into greased 9 x 13-inch pan and spread evenly. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan. Cool completely.

PERSIMMON PUDDING

2 1/2 cups persimmon pulp

1 cup white sugar

1 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

3 eggs

1/2 cup melted margarine

2 cups flour

2 cups milk

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon salt

Combine all ingredients. Pour into 13 x 9-inch pan and bake at 350 degrees for 50 - 60 minutes.

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