Chocolate Persimmon Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes


    6 cup [ 1.4 L ] Bundt Cake
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Guittard Chocolate Cookbook

By Amy Guittard

Published 2015

  • About

This persimmon cake recipe might be the oldest recipe in the book. It was created in the 1890s by someone on my paternal grandmother’s side of the family. It’s a gem of a recipe that can add a little excitement to a brunch spread or star on the dessert table when baked in a Bundt pan. Even people who aren’t familiar with persimmons love this cake. For one reason or another, the cake vanished from the Christmas Eve table for years until recently, when my uncle Hoddy and cous