Amaretto Cherry Nut Bread

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This vanilla bread becomes amaretto flavored with extra maraschino cherries and extra sugar on top with brandy butter glaze.

This recipe will make 5 mini loaves or 2 (8x4-inch loaves)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
makes 5 mini loaves or 2 reg. loaf pans
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

BREAD :

1 c
granulated sugar
3/4 c
real butter, softened
3 large
eggs
3/4 c
milk
3 c
all purpose flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/3 c
amaretto liqueur or 1/3 c. milk and 1 teas. almond extract
1 c
chopped maraschino cherries, well drained

TOPPING:

4 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 tsp
melted butter
1/3 c
sliced almonds

GLAZE: OPTIONAL

3 Tbsp
brandy
1 Tbsp
melted butter

How to Make Amaretto Cherry Nut Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350^.grease bottoms only of 5(5x3-inch) mini loaf pans bake- 35-45 minutes
    or 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans- bake 45-50 minutes.
  • 2Bread:
    Combine sugar and butter in large bowl; beat at medium speed until smooth and creamy.
    Add eggs; continue beating until well mixed.
    Reduce speed to low; add milk. Beat until well mixed.
    Add dry ingredients and continue beating just until flour is moistened- like for muffins.
  • 3Gently stir in liqueur and cherries. Spoon batter evenly into prepared pans of your choice.
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    Combine all topping ingredients in a small bowl; mix well. Sprinkle over batter.
    Bake in preheated oven according to times above or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pans; remove to wire cooling rack. Brush with butter and brandy heated.
    Cool completely.

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About Amaretto Cherry Nut Bread

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom