Cherry/Almond Quick Bread
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 70 min.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 2 large 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
- 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 9x5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for about 70 minutes or until loaf tests done. Remove from pan and cool on a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 233 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 235mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.
Apr 29, 2018
This recipe also works great for three mini loaf pans, I baked them at 375 F for about 30 - 35 minutes.. This bread is moist and tasty.
Dec 3, 2017
I've always loved cherry nut bread, so am on the lookout for a good recipe. I too used fewer almonds, just 1/2 cup chopped, slivered almonds. Just right. I used a bit less buttermilk because I added some of the cherry juice. It turned out fine, but I think next time I'll try it with most of he juice and all the buttermilk. Thanks for the review suggestions.
Dec 30, 2016
Delicious! I've made it twice already. I used the original recipe the first time. The second time, I added all but 1/3 cup of the maraschino cherry juice to the batter, to give the bread an extra kick of cherry flavoring. I then made a glaze with powdered sugar, 1 cup of milk and the remaining cherry juice, and glazed the bread. It was delicious! Thanks for the recipe!
Apr 7, 2016
I used a little less almonds than what the recipe called for and there were still plenty. Really good.
Feb 22, 2015
I took the almond slices out and it still came out amazing. My 5yr old daughter loves to pack this in her lunch. And as a snack on the weekends. Best recipe for cherry almond loaf ive ever made.
Nov 17, 2009
This is the best cherry/almond loaf that I have ever made! It is so moist and delicious. My family loved it.
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