Cherry Nut Bread

Cherry Nut Bread Recipe

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Marian Arbour


I liked serving this when I had my gal friends over for coffee.


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 4 loaves
30 Min
55 Min


  • 2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3 c
  • 5
    eggs. separated
  • 1t tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 5 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
  • 2 jar(s)
    10 ounce..drained and rough chopped..cherries
  • 1
    chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

How to Make Cherry Nut Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350F..grease and flour four pans that are 8 in x 4 inch x 2 in.
  2. In large mixing bowl cream butter and sugar until creamy..add egg yolks, vanilla and lemon zest mix well.. combine baking powder , baking soda and flour add to the butter mix alternately with the buttermilk just til blended..[BATTER WILL BE THICK} in separate bowl beat egg whites til stiff peaks for fold into batter...fold cherries and nuts into batter.
  3. Transfer the batter in equal amounts into prepared pans and bake 50 to 55 minutes. or when toothpick inserted in center comes out for 10 minutes before removing from pans to rack....these freeze well..wrap in saran and foil to freeze.
  4. In the list of ingredients it says 2 jars.. the cherries was left out when making up the list of this is to be added into the list of ingredients.

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About Cherry Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian
Hashtag: #cherries

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