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A small glass jar of persimmon butter with a sprig of mint.

Persimmon Butter

A simple 4 ingredient Fuyu persimmon butter that's ready in 20 minutes.
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Course: Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fuyu Persimmon Butter, Persimmon Butter, Persimmon Jam
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 54kcal

Equipment

  • Small saucepan, food processor

Ingredients

  • 6 Fuyu Persimmons
  • ½ cup raw sugar
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Instructions

  • Peel and dice the Fuyu persimmons.
  • Place the persimmons in a food processor and grind until smooth.
  • Place the persimmon puree, sugar, lemon juice and zest in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Notes

1)This is good in the fridge for a week. 
2) You can freeze this in freezer bags or jars.
3) If you feel it needs to be thickened you can dissolve 1 Tablespoon of cornstarch into 2 Tablespoons of water, then pour the mixture into the jam. If you feel it needs to be thinned out, you can add more lemon juice or just a bit of water and whisk.

Nutrition

Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 16mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg
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