Cherry Pecan Bread

1
Sharon Colyer

By
@Cmom02

This pretty bread originally came from the Taste of Home's Holiday Recipe Card Collection cookbook from 2003. I have since tweaked it a bit.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 2 c
    all-purpose or unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 3/4 c
    chopped pecans (i like buying already unshelled nuts from the store, to save time.)
  • 1 jar(s)
    (10 oz) maraschino cherries, drained and chopped (reserve juice for another use, if desired)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Cherry Pecan Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour an 8 x 4 x 2 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Combine the next 3 items; add to the creamed mixture, alternately with buttermilk. Stir in pecans, cherries, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 65-75 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan, before removing from pan, to a wire rack. Makes 10-12 servings.

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