cherry -pecan bread

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Judy Richardson Butz
from Laurens (Anderson), SC

This is a bread that I make at Christmaas for my family and to give as gifts.Its a change of pace from Banana Nut Bread

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves varies
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For cherry -pecan bread

  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 jar
    10 oz. maraaschino cherries ,chopped
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanila
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    reserved cherry juice

How To Make cherry -pecan bread

  • 1
    In large mixing bowl cream butter,eggs,sugar,and vanilla until fluffly.
  • 2
    In another medium bowl mix together flour,baking soda and salt. Add this flour mixture to the creamed mixture alternately with the buttermilk and cherry juice.Beat just until after each addition.Fold in nuts and cherries.
  • 3
    Pour batter into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pans. Bake at 350*oven for 55 to 60 minutes depending on your oven.Remove from pan and cool on wire rack..
  • 4
    Glaze for Bread Combine powdered sugar and vanilla and 2 teaspoons cherry juice and enough milk to make a drizzlling consistency. Drizzle over cooled bread . Make one large loaf or 2 medium loafs or 3 small loafs. Enjoy!
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