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The many ways to enjoy Persimmons

Persimmons are a delicious, yet unusual fruit. They have an outer that bares a similar resemblance to a tomato, yet are crispy and sweet inside with an apple like texture once bitten into.

Because of this, many first time persimmon buyers do not know many ways the fruit can be consumed.

Below we have listed some ways you can cook and enjoy, Persimmons!

Fresh/ Raw

This is the most common way people eat persimmons. Wash, cut and serve fresh on their own or tossed in a salad.


Persimmons are a great natural sweetener to any Smoothie. Simply blend fresh persimmons with Greek yogurt and other fruit of choice such as berries to enjoy as a refreshing drink. Go one further and freeze to enjoy persimmon – yogurt ice cream.


Persimmons are just as tasty when they have been baked. Cut the fruit into slithers, sprinkle cinnamon and bake until crispy. Serve on top on vanilla ice- cream for a winter treat.

Cake Form

Just like banana, carrot or apple crumble cake, Persimmons are delicious baked into a warm loaf. Serve toasted with butter and you’ll be going back for seconds and thirds.

These are some of the many ways to enjoy Persimmons. Have you got a Persimmon recipe that’s a family favourite? Make sure you share it with us via our social channels.

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