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Cherry/Almond Quick Bread Recipe

Cherry/Almond Quick Bread Recipe

This wonderful bread is great with coffee as a dessert or, as my husband likes it, with a glass of milk for a late-night snack. It's also easy to make.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 70 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 jar (6 ounces) maraschino cherries, drained and chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in extract. Combine dry ingredients; blend into creamed mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Stir in almonds and cherries. Pour into a greased and floured 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for about 70 minutes or until loaf tests done. Remove from pan and cool on a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 233 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 235 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.