Makes one 8"x4" loaf.
(10 oz.) maraschino cherries, drained, reserve juice
chopped walnuts, pecans, or sliced almonds)
1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease an 8"x4" loaf pan, set aside.
2Beat brown sugar and butter with a mixer until light and creamy. Beat in the egg.
3In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
4Pour the juice from the cherries into a measuring cup, then add milk to make 1 cup.
5Alternately add the flour mixture and cherry milk to the brown sugar mixture. Stir just until the flour is incorporated. Do not over mix.
6Coarsely chop the cherries and fold with nuts into the batter and pour into the prepared loaf pan.
7Bake for 45-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on wire rack.