Bishops Bread

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Lori-Jo Wahl


My mom use to make this all the time when I was a child. Now this is one of my favorite breads to make.

I have many traditions, this bread is one of them that I make every year for Christmas gifts.

It is a bread that can be made any day of the week besides give as gifts.


★★★★★ 1 vote

it depends on what size your make them
30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2/3 c
    chocolate chips
  • 2 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1 c
    dates, finely snipped
  • 1 c
    red cherries, quartered
  • 3
  • 1 c



  1. In large bowl: sift flour with baking powder & salt.

    Stir in chocolate chips, nuts, dates & cherries until are all well coated.
  2. In medium bowl: beat eggs well; gradually beat in sugar.

    Fold into the flour mixture.
  3. Line the bottom of a loaf pan with wax paper & grease the sides well.

    Pour mixture in pan & smooth out
  4. Bake: 325 degrees for 1 1/2 hours or until toothpick comes out clean.

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Course/Dish: Breads Other Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtag: #loaf bread

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