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Persimmon Loaf Cake 2

Persimmon Loaf Cake

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 20 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 50 mins
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Kiwi


Persimmon Loaf Cake is a sweet loaf cake made with persimmon pulp, chopped dates and walnut topped with a semi sweet cream cheese icing.



Persimmon Loaf

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups persimmon pulp
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped dates
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Cream Cheese Icing

  • 1 cup / 225 g cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla


Persimmon Loaf

  1. In a bowl sift together flour baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar, set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl whisk together the eggs, persimmon pulp, milk, and vanilla until smooth. Gently add the flour mixture and mix in low speed until no dry lumps remain. Fold in the walnuts and chopped dates.
  3. Pour mixture in 2 greased loaf pans and bake in a 150C preheated oven for 1 hr and 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  4. Remove from oven then let it completely cool before applying your icing.

Cream Cheese Icing

  1. In a mixing bowl add butter and cream cheese, beat until well blended.
  2. Slowly add powdered sugar and vanilla then beat until smooth in texture.
  3. Apply icing on Persimmon Loaf then serve.