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                         Precious Persimmon Muffins
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Muffins                          Desserts
                 Fruits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           Pureed persimmons
    1      teaspoon      Baking soda
   12      tablespoons   (3/4 cup) margarine -- softened
    1 1/4  cups          Sugar
    2                    Eggs
    1 1/3  cups          All purpose flour
      1/2  teaspoon      Salt
    1      teaspoon      Cinnamon
    1                    Tteaspoon vanilla extract
    2      teaspoons     Lemon juice
    2      tablespoons   Bourbon (optional)
    1      cup           Walnuts or pecans -- (optional)
      3/4  cup           Currants (optional
 
 Preheat oven to 325F.  Grease muffin tins.  Put the pureed persimmons in
 a small bowl and stir in the baking soda. Set aside. Mix margarine and
 sugar until creamy. Add eggs and beat well. Add flour, salt and
 cinnamon; beat until blended. Add vanilla, lemon juice and bourbon. Stir
 in nuts and currants. Fill each muffin cup 3/4 full. Bake for 45
 minutes. Remove from muffin pans and let cool.  Serve warm 
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