Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Harvest Bread

2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter
2 eggs
1/4 cup buttermilk
2 cups mashed persimmon pulp
1 teaspoon up to 1 tablespoon mace
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped pecans, walnuts (These are Optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Cream sugar and butter together, add beaten eggs, buttermilk, and mashed persimmon, mix well.
Combine remaining dry ingredients, mixing well then add to mixture.
Mix thoroughly but do not beat. This is where you add the nuts if you opt.

Bake for approximately 1 hour or till toothpick inserted comes out clean and cool in pan or rack for 15 minutes.

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