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Sweet Southern Persimmon Pie

Course Dessert


  • 1 cup persimmon pulp
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup white sugar or local honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 pie crust


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Peel and seed the persimmons. Add the pulp to a food processor or blender.
  • Puree the pulp with 1/2 cup of milk.
  • Mix the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in with the pureed pulp.
  • Whisk the eggs in one at a time.
  • Whisk in the heavy whipping cream.
  • Puree the entire mixture in the blender or food processor to ensure a smooth texture.
  • Pour the filling into the pie crust.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until set- just a little jiggly in the middle.
  • Allow the pie to cool completely.
  • Top with whipped cream and enjoy!
Keyword Dessert, Persimmon, Pie, Southern, Sweet