Homemade Fuyu Persimmon Pie

Persimmon pie, a delightful dessert, brings the unique and sweet flavor of persimmons to a classic pie form. In this persimmon pie recipe, the persimmons' honey-like sweetness is perfectly complemented by a buttery crust and a hint of warm spices, creating a luscious and comforting dessert. Enjoy the process of baking this heartwarming pie and the joy it brings with every slice.
read time
1 minutes


Prep Time
20 minutes
Active Time
55 minutes
Total Time
75 minutes
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- 2 cups persimmon pulp (from ripe persimmons)
- Pie Crust (homemade or store-bought)
- ¾ cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Step 1 - Prepare Pie Crust

If using a homemade crust, prepare and chill as per your recipe. For a store-bought crust, follow the package instructions for pre-baking (if required).

Step 2 - Preheat Oven

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

Step 3 - Mix Filling

In a large bowl, whisk together the persimmon pulp, sugar, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and flour until well combined. Stir in the heavy cream and vanilla extract.

Step 4 - Assemble the Pie

Pour the persimmon mixture into the pie crust. Top with slices of persimmon if you have any left over.

Step 5 - Bake

Bake for 55 minutes, or until the filling is set and the crust is golden brown.

Step 6 - Cool and Serve

Allow the pie to cool before serving. Can be served at room temperature or chilled.

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What Are Persimmons?

Persimmons are a distinctive fruit, known for their bright orange color and sweet, delicate flavor. They are native to East Asia and come in several varieties, including the sweet and mildly tangy Fuyu and the richer, more astringent Hachiya. Persimmons are enjoyed in various culinary forms, from fresh fruit to preserves and baked goods like persimmon pie.

What Do Persimmons Taste Like?

The flavor of persimmons is often described as honey-like, with a smooth and sweet profile that can range from mild in the Fuyu variety to more intense in the Hachiya type when fully ripe. The texture also varies from crisp and apple-like in less ripe Fuyu persimmons to soft and almost jelly-like in ripe Hachiyas. In cooking, particularly in recipes like persimmon pie, their sweetness and texture contribute a unique and delicious element to the dish.

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