Cheery Cherry Loaf

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Nana Lee

Very Christmassy red and green cherries dot this luscious loaf cake. The pecans add another texture and taste. Very "comfort food" tasting.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Grease 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan.
  3. Drain red cherries, chop and set aside.
  4. Reserve liquid from red cherries only.
  5. Add water, if needed, to this liquid to equal 1/3 cup.
  6. Set liquid aside.
  7. Drain green cherries, chop and set aside.
  8. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  9. In a small bowl, lightly beat eggs.
  10. Add milk, butter and red cherry liquid to dry ingredients. Mix just until combined.
  11. Fold in red and green cherries, pecans and orange peel.
  12. Pour into a greased loaf pan.
  13. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until bread tests done.

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