Baked Persimmons with Biscotti Crumbs
If using Hachiya persimmons, be sure they are quite soft. Fuyu persimmons can be firm.
Preparation Time20 min
Preparation Time - Text20 mins
Cooking Time20 min
Cooking Time - Text20
Total Timeunder 1 hour
Make Ahead RecipeYes
One Pot MealYes
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Taste and Texturenutty, sweet, tart
Type of Dishdessert, fruit
- 4 small persimmons
- 2 tbsp butter, diced
- 1 tbsp honey
- ½ cup crushed biscotti
- Finely grated zest and juice of 1 large orange
- 1 cup mascarpone
- ¼ cup superfine sugar
Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Remove and discard the stems from the persimmons and cut each fruit in half lengthwise. Place in a shallow baking dish, cut sides up.
Dot the fruit with the butter and drizzle with the honey. Sprinkle the biscotti over the fruit and pour the orange juice over all. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the topping is beginning to brown.
Meanwhile, mix the mascarpone, superfine sugar, and orange zest together. Serve the persimmons hot or warm, with the mascarpone mixture on the side.
3. Meanwhile, mix the mascarpone, superfine sugar, and orange zest together. Serve the persimmons hot or warm, with the mascarpone mixture on the side.
2008 Dorling Kindersley