Cherry -Pecan Bread

Judy Richardson Butz


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 votes

20 Min
1 Hr


  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 large
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 jar(s)
    10 oz. maraaschino cherries ,chopped
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 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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About Cherry -Pecan Bread

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: African
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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