Chocolate Cherry Bread

1
Amy Freeze

By
@amyfreeze

This recipe is a bread, but more like a dessert. My husband brought this to our marriage. His mother made it every Christmas and asked that I do the same. He rarely makes requests like this so, I now make it every Christmas. The double dose of chocolate makes this dessert bread extra rich, and in small loaf pans, it makes a great hostess gift.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
3
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    sifted cake flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    melted shortening
  • 3
    chocolate, unsweetened squares
  • 16 oz
    semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    maraschino cherries-chopped

How to Make Chocolate Cherry Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour three mini loaf pans or one large loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in egg, milk, and brown sugar. Add melted shortening and chocolate to batter and stir until blended. Stir in chocolate chips and cherries. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely before slicing.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chocolate Cherry Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



Show 2 Comments & Reviews

13 Flavorful Steak Recipes

13 Flavorful Steak Recipes


There’s nothing like cutting into a perfectly cooked steak. With these tried and true homemade steak recipes that are bursting with flavor and have proven cooking methods, you’re sure to have a winner. Simply add your favorite potato side dish and vegetable for a delicious steak dinner the entire family will love.

20 Summer Seafood Recipes

20 Summer Seafood Recipes


Shrimp and crawfish and salmon – oh my! How we just love seafood dinners during the summer. No matter if you’re craving comfort food or a light dinner, these seafood recipes are going to hit the spot.

10 Tips for Cooking With Kids

10 Tips for Cooking With Kids


With camps canceled, not all pools are opening (or with limited capacity), and fewer playdates than usual, keeping kids occupied can be challenging. To keep them from asking what’s to eat, get them in the kitchen. Cooking teaches math skills, lets kids learn how food gets to the table, and creates valuable memories. But… depending […]