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Chocolate Chip Cherry Bread Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cherry Bread Recipe

“Chips, cherries, bananas, pecans…Mom's quick bread is packed full of goodies," notes Terri. "We baked a triple batch for my wedding reception.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling YIELD:16 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate baking chips
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine the eggs, bananas and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the chocolate chips, pecans and cherries.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).

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_nlfPA User ID: 1879224 271857
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2017

"I love to make quick breads and this is one of my family's favorites. It is a very moist bread and very tasty."

sd20 User ID: 5560294 260127
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2017

"Made exactly as directed except used chopped almonds instead of pecans because I had almonds available. . My husband and I are not fans of chocolate chips in bread although my son and daughter-in-law did. Overall a good bread but probably won't make again unless it's requested,"

sheila7m User ID: 1150454 233769
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2015

"Very good bread, my whole family loves it."

Dellast User ID: 4180994 81653
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"Delicious bread. I made this as directed for the most part. Used 1/2 white sugar and 1/2 brown. I used 2 bananas that were in the freezer and added just a little bit of Almond extract. It took over an hour to bake it but totally worth the wait, very good. Even Hubby liked it and he never eats quick bread."

hal47 User ID: 1058650 153828
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2010

"Sooooo GOOD!! Make this for a great treat! I will put this in my to make often file."

HELLPP User ID: 1161275 68422
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2009

"wonderful. wonderful.ater folding all ingred. in I let it sit for 10 min. before putting into 2 loaf pans. bake as directed.It came out great. I made this last yr,but forget its name. I won't forget now. Thanks."

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