Cinnamon Persimmon Bread with Jelly

Looking for a one-of-a-kind treat to bring to your holiday season get together this year? A recipe made with cinnamon persimmons couldn’t be a better find! Persimmons are cute little fruits and are so sweet! They have light brown sugar stripes and speckles throughout that makes each piece so special. Flourishing in California’s Gold Country, these sweet treats are grown in California and are a true heirloom variety (grown from seeds that are passed down from generation to generation). Our Cinnamon Persimmon Bread topped with Cinnamon Persimmon Jelly is a sure-fire hit, trust us!

cinnamon persimmon bread in slices

Our delicious bread will fire up those holiday taste buds. Double win, it will also fill your home with the aromatic essence of sweet and spicy cinnamon. Fun health facts about persimmons may entice you to whip up this delicious bread too! High in Vitamin A and C, rich in fiber, and high in anti-inflammatory compounds, the little fruits can do it all! Cinnamon Persimmons can be enjoyed in salads, baked goods, or simply out of hand. Our preference for the holiday season is to enjoy them in this delicious Cinnamon Persimmon Bread topped with Cinnamon Persimmon Jelly. Try it for yourself and you’ll agree!

Cinnamon Persimmon Bread sliced with jelly

Cinnamon Persimmon Bread with Jelly

For the Bread

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (kosher or sea salt)
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 Melissa’s Vanilla Bean
  • 3/4 cup Canola Oil
  • 3 Melissa’s Cinnamon Persimmons (2 peeled, diced small; 1 pureed)
  • Cooking Spray (as needed)

For the Jelly

  • 10 Melissa’s Cinnamon Persimmons (peeled)
  • 2 cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 lemon (juiced)
  • 1/2 cup water