Total Time
10hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 hrs

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak dried cherries in hot water 15 minutes; drain thoroughly.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 350º.
  4. Beat sugar and butter together in bowl of electric mixer on medium speed until creamy, about 3 min.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time; beat until smooth.
  6. Beat in sour cream, banana and vanilla extract until well-blended, about 1 min.
  7. Mix together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl; add to banana mixture, beating on low speed until just mixed.
  8. Fold in nuts and cherries.
  9. Pour batter into greased 9-by-5-inch loaf pan.
  10. Bake 1 hour until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  11. Cool in pan 10 minutes.
  12. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.