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Persimmon Loaf


This persimmon loaf is subtly sweet on its own and perfect for breakfast with a big cup of coffee! But if you’re craving dessert, just drizzle it with the simple icing made with Florida Crystals® Organic Powdered Raw Cane Sugar!

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Meet the Chef: Kyleigh Sage

Kyleigh is the food photographer and recipe developer behind the blog Barley & Sage, where she shares scratch-made recipes for the home cook and baker. Her pup Barley serves as her assistant and head taste-tester.

8 servings
  • ½ cup Unsalted Butter, melted
  • ¾ cup Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • ½ cup Florida Crystals®Organic Light Brown Raw Cane Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 2/3 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 cup (about 3) Fuyu Persimmons, diced
Glaze (Optional)
  • ½ cup Florida Crystals® Organic Powdered Raw Cane Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 2-3 teaspoons Milk

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375°F and line a standard size loaf pan with parchment paper.

Step 2

In a large bowl, whisk together the melted butter, Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar, and Florida Crystals® Organic Light Brown Raw Cane Sugar. Add in the eggs and vanilla extract and whisk until combined.

Step 3

 In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt.

Step 4

Fold half of the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Then add in the Greek yogurt and the remaining dry ingredients and mix until combined.

Step 5

 Gently fold in the diced Fuyu persimmons.

Step 6

Pour the batter into your prepared loaf pan and bake for 45-60 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

Step 7

Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely to room temperature

Step 8

Optional Glaze: In a small bowl, whisk together the Florida Crystals® Organic Powdered Raw Cane Sugar and cinnamon. Add in the milk one teaspoon at a time until your desired consistency is reached.

Step 9

Pour the glaze over the fully cooled persimmon loaf and top with sliced Fuyu persimmons if desired.

Step 10

Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.