Find out how to make a healthy, seasonal forest-to-table dessert from acorn flour, American persimmons, and maple syrup!
We’ve been making acorn flour for about 10 years now, both hot- and cold-leached. If you’ve never made acorn flour before and want to give it a try, read our detailed guide, DIY: How to make acorn flour.
Just to be clear, you can’t just take acorns, grind them into powder and call it acorn flour. The high concentrations of bitter tannins make un-leached acorns unpalatable. So the first step in making this recipe is to make (or purchase) acorn flour.
Once you have acorn flour, you can use it for all sorts of unique sweet and savory treats. On the sweet side of things, is these acorn flour and American persimmon cookies, sweetened with a small amount of maple syrup!