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Persimmon Fudge (#01)

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Persimmon Fudge (#01) (click here for recipe with metric measurements)

This recipe, was offered by W.F. Fletcher (1915) in "The Native Persimmon".  As is the case with many recipes of this vintage, it is pretty short on detail.  

Ingredients:

2 Cups persimmon pulp
2 Cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda.

Cook persimmon pulp and sugar together over a slow fire, stirring occasionally, until graining begins.  Add the baking soda and stir over the fire until quite stiff.  Spread on a buttered platter or paraffin paper.


Persimmon Fudge (#01) (metric measurements)

This recipe, was offered by W.F. Fletcher (1915) in "The Native Persimmon".  As is the case with many recipes of this vintage, it is pretty short on detail.  

Ingredients:

480 ml
persimmon pulp
400 g sugar
5 ml baking soda.

Cook persimmon pulp and sugar together over a slow fire, stirring occasionally, until graining begins.  Add the baking soda and stir over the fire until quite stiff.  Spread on a buttered platter or paraffin paper.



Bibliography:

Fletcher, W. F.  1915.  The Native Persimmon.  Farmer's Bulletin 685.  United States Department of Agriculture.  Government Printing Office, Washinton, D.C.  25 pp.