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Persimmon cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Persimmon cake


  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (356ο F) set to fan.
  • Lightly wet a parchment paper sheet, crinkle it, and line a 10x20 cm cake pan. Set aside.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the flour, salt, baking soda, nutmeg, sugar, and beat with the whisk attachment for 1 minute, at low speed.
  • Increase the mixer's speed to medium and add the butter, the eggs one by one, waiting for each one to be incorporated before adding the next, and then the cognac.
  • Peel the persimmons and cut them into pieces. In a food processor, beat the persimmons until they are completely mashed.
  • Pour 250 g of the mashed persimmons into the mixer’s bowl, and let the ingredients homogenize.
  • Finally, add the walnuts and raisins. Beat and then, remove the bowl from the mixer.
  • Put the batter inside the cake pan and bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  • Remove the cake pan from the oven and set it aside to cool completely on a rack.

For the glaze

  • In a bowl, mix the icing sugar with the cognac.
  • Mix with a spoon until the mixture is smooth and thick.
  • Cut the persimmon into thin slices and decorate the top of the cake. 
  • Decorate with the glaze as well, and then serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
26 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
30 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
40 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
28 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
61 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
14 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
10 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
17 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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