Mini Cherry-Pecan Streusel Loaves

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Made these for Christmas gifts. Everybody loved them! I replaced the dried cherries by dried cranberries. This is a Everyday Food recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Butter and flour six mini loaf pans (each 5 3/4 by 3 inches). Make streussel topping: in a bowl, mix streusel ingredients with fingertips until most clumps form. Place in freezer.
  2. Make cherry-pecan batter: In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. In a large bowl, whisk butter, sugar, sour cream, eggs and vanilla until smooth. Mix in dry ingredients until moistened. Fold in dried cherries and pecans.
  3. Divide batter evenly among prepared pans; spread to fill corners. Place pans on a baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes, then remove from oven and quickly sprinkle loaves with streusel topping.
  4. Return loaves to oven; bake until golden and a toothpick inserted in center comes out with only a few moist crumbs attached, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool loaves 10 minutes in pans; turn out of pans, and cool completely, streusel side up, on a rack.


Most Helpful

I, too, used cranberries instead of the cherries... I had some! I gave these as gifts with the recipe and everyone seemed happy! Thanks for the recipe!

MelissaO' January 12, 2010

Absolutely fabulous flavor. My house smelled divine while these were baking! I sent these to work with DH and his office devoured them! I plan to make these again for the holidays and will try to get a photo of them. I used the dried sour cherries and thought it was terrific! Thanks for posting! **123 tag**

Mommy Diva October 17, 2007

This is a delicious recipe!I used glazed cherries instead of the dried cherries.The only change I would make would be cut the streusel recipe in half.I had way too much streusel.Also the recipe says to put the streusel on after 15 minutes in the oven but I found that the loaves had risen too much to keep it on.I think when I make them again I will put the topping on before I bake them at all.

LuuvBunny March 11, 2007

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