- 2 ripe persimmons
- Honey or confectioner's sugar to taste
- 2 tablespoons raisins plumped in Port wine
- 2 to 3 chopped blanched almonds
- Pinch of ground ginger or 1 tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger
- Vanilla ice cream
Halve persimmons lengthwise and scoop out flesh; chop roughly and season if necessary with sugar or honey to taste. Fold raisins into puree along with chopped almonds and a pinch of ginger or crystallized ginger. Spoon over ice cream (serve kids ice cream plain).