Festive Butter Almond Loaf

Recipe by truebrit
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 16
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F Grease two medium loaf pans.
  • In large bowl, mix first six ingredients, and beat on high speed for 5 minutes.
  • Fold in flour, baking powder and salt, alternately with the milk.
  • Pour into pans, and sprinkle almonds on top of each loaf.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes, or until lightly browned and done.
  • When loaves have cooled slightly, loosen edges, and turn out onto wire rack.
  • Drizzle glaze over loaves.
  • To make glaze, beat powdered sugar, water and extract together in a small bowl until smooth.
  • If glaze is too thick, add an extra 1/2 teaspoon of water.
  • Decorate with cherries.
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