Chocolate Cherry Bread

Debbie Sue

By
@DSNjustpinchme

This is a moist delicious treat! Sis and I have been making this bread since we were young girls! And that's a long time! LOL!!!


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Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2/3 c
dried cherries
1 c
sugar
6 Tbsp
butter, softened
2
eggs
1/2 c
sour cream
1 large
very ripe banana, mashed
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
flour
1/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons, unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak the dried cherries in hot water for 15 minutes.

Drain and set aside.
2
In a large bowl, beat sugar and butter on high speed until creamy, about 3 minutes.
3
Reduce the speed to medium and add eggs, one at a time. Beat until smooth.
4
Beat in sour cream, banana, and vanilla until well blended, about 1 minute.
5
In another bowl, mix together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

Reduce speed to low and add flour mixture to banana mixture until just combined.

Fold in nuts and cherries.
6
Pour into a greased 9 X 5 inch loaf pan.

Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour, or until toothpick comes out clean.
7
Cool in pan for 10 minutes.

Remove from pan, and cool completely on wire rack.
8
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom