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Persimmon Tea

Persimmon Tea
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  1. In a large saucepan, combine 10 cups of water, the sugar, and ginger and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes, remove from heat, and add the persimmons.
  2. Let sit for at least 2 hours to allow the flavors to steep. Strain into a decanter.
  3. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days ahead. Serve chilled in teacups garnished with pine nuts.
By November, 2001

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 73Calories From Fat 0%
  • Calcium 0mg
  • Carbohydrate 19g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Fat 0g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Iron 0mg
  • Protein 0mg
  • Sat Fat 0g
  • Sodium 0mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Keep unpeeled ginger in a sealed plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

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