Cherry Nut Bread Recipe

Step 1

This recipe will make 4 Individual (5 X 2 1/2 X 2 1/4-inch) loaves or 6 (3 7/8 X 2 1/2 X 1 3/8-inch) mini loaves. Have the pans greased and ready before starting.

Step 2

Sift the flour, sugar and baking powder together and cut in the shortening until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in the egg, Orange juice, orange peel and cherry juice (or water) blending only until well moistened. Fold in the cherries and nuts. Pour into the prepared pans of choice and bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until done.

From The National Red Cherry Institute

Things You'll Need

  • 2c Unbleached Flour
  • 1c Sugar PLUS 2 Tbls Sugar
  • 1 1/2ts Baking Powder
  • 1/4c Shortening
  • 1lg Egg
  • 1/2c Orange Juice
  • 1tb Grated Orange Peel (Orange Part Only)
  • 2tb Cherry Juice Or Warm Water
  • 1c Tart Cherries, Well Drained And Coarsely Chopped
  • 1/2c Chopped Nuts

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