Cherry Nut Bread

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By LINDA BAILEY
from STERLING HEIGHTS, MI

From Mr. Food. Cherry Nut Bread is a cake-type bread that's perfect for adding novelty to your dinner table, or just for snacking.

serves 2 loafs
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar or splenda
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 7 Tbsp
    crisco butter shortening
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 c
    orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated orange peel
  • 1/4 c
    cherry juice (from the canned cherries)
  • (1) 1 lb
    tart cherries, well drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts or nuts of your choice
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How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl,combine flour,sugar,and baking powder. Cut in shortening. Stir in eggs,orange juice,orange peel,and cherry juice. Fold in cherries and nuts. .
  • 2
    Pour into 2 greased and floured 8- x 4-inch loaf pans. Bake 45 minutes,or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes then remove from pan. Serve warm,or let cool on a wire rack.
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