Cherry Nut Chocolate Chip Bread

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

An easy to make, delicious bread that tastes like cake. A great bread for Christmas.


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Serves:
1 loaf
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
buttermilk
2
eggs
1 tsp
almond or vanilla extract
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
dried cherries
1/2 c
miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 c
chopped almonds or pecans or walnuts, toasted

Step-By-Step

1Put butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 3-4 minutes.

2Stir in buttermilk, eggs and almond or vanilla extract; mix well.

3Combine dry ingredients. Add to the buttermilk mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.

4Stir in cherries, chocolate chips and nuts.

5Grease and flour bottom only of 9 X 5 inch loaf pan. Pour batter into prepared pan.

6Bake in a 350 degree oven for 55-65 minutes.

7Let cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes and remove from pan.
Cool.

8Wrap and store in refrigerator.

9To toast nuts: Spread nuts in an ungreased pan.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American