Cherry Nut Bread

Sasha Kamen


I love this bread with a cup of tea or coffee any time of year but especially during the holidays.


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Makes one 8"x4" loaf.
45 Min


  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 1 bottle
    (10 oz.) maraschino cherries, drained, reserve juice
  • ·
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts, pecans, or sliced almonds)

How to Make Cherry Nut Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease an 8"x4" loaf pan, set aside.
  2. Beat brown sugar and butter with a mixer until light and creamy. Beat in the egg.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  4. Pour the juice from the cherries into a measuring cup, then add milk to make 1 cup.
  5. Alternately add the flour mixture and cherry milk to the brown sugar mixture. Stir just until the flour is incorporated. Do not over mix.
  6. Coarsely chop the cherries and fold with nuts into the batter and pour into the prepared loaf pan.
  7. Bake 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.

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About Cherry Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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