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

  1. Preheat 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.
  2. Bread:
    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.
  3. Gently stir in liqueur and cherries. Spoon batter evenly into prepared pans of your choice.
    ---
    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



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