Bottled hard sauce OR whipped cream Resift flour with soda, salt and cinnamon. Beat eggs until light. Beat in sugar. Stir in persimmon pulp and melted butter. Add flour mixture alternately with milk and beat until smooth. Fold in raisins and almonds. Pour batter into well-greased 9x 13 cm loaf pan and set in pan of hot water. Bake at 160ºC 1.5 to 2 hours or until done. Serve warm with hard sauce or cold with whipped cream.