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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Persimmon Mini Bundt Cakes

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For my brother's Christmas Eve goose dinner, I wanted to make something a little more festive than just Persimmon Muffins. So I baked the other half of the batter into mini bundt cakes. Dusted with powdered sugar for a wintery effect.

Why yes, this is the exact same recipe as the persimmon muffins. :P Search engine optimization, yo! Plus, quickie post!

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Persimmon Mini Bundt Cakes
adapted from my recipe for Persimmon Bread

for 2 dozen mini bundt cakes, you'll need:
3 very ripe hachiya persimmons or 6 very ripe fuyu persimmons
2 cups whole wheat or regular flour
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter, softened at room temperature
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup yogurt
Powdered sugar for sprinkling on top.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Gently peel 3 very ripe hachiya persimmons. These are the pointy round kind. If you have the squat fuyu persimmons, you can use those too, but double up to 6 of them since they're smaller.

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The persimmons can be a bit fibrous, so puree them a bit with the hand mixer.

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Mix 2 cups whole wheat flour, 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp ground ginger, 2 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 cup butter, 3 eggs, and 1 tsp vanilla.

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Beat until mixed.

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Gently fold 1/2 cup yogurt.

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Pour into a mini bundt pan or muffin tin.

Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes to half an hour.

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Let the mini bundt cakes cool a bit before overturning them.

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Dust with powdered sugar on top.

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So pretty!

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My other sweet bread recipes:
Banana Bread
Blueberry Muffins 
Cinnamon Rolls
Mango Bread
Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cranberry/Pumpkin Butter/Walnut Filling and Maple Icing
Strawberry Banana Bread
Taro Dinner Rolls

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4 years ago today, Sukju Namul (Korean Seasoned Mung Bean Sprouts).
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  1. Mmmmmm. These sound perfect for a rainy day snack :-)

  2. Nikki,
    Or a snowy day snack. Too bad we don't have those in SoCal!


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