Cherry Nut Bread

Cherry Nut Bread {Pat’s Recipes}

A sweet bread filled with cherries and walnuts. The perfect treat for fun or the holidays.

Prep Time10minutes 

Cook Time1hour 
Total Time1hour  10minutes 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Servings: 8
Calories: 326 kcal


    • 4 tbsp buttersoftened
    • 1 cup brown sugar
    • 1 egg

    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 bottle10oz of Maraschino Cherries

  • Milk
  • 1/2 cup Walnutsor any other nut you prefer


    • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease an 8″x4″ loaf pan, set aside.

  • In a medium bowl combine the butter and brown sugar, beat with a mixer until light and creamy. Add the egg and beat until combined.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • Pour the juice from the cherries into a measuring cup, then fill the measuring cup with milk till it reaches the 1 cup mark.
  • Alternately add the flour mixture and cherry milk to the brown sugar mixture, use a whisk, and stir just until the flour is absorbed, do not over mix.
  • Chop cherries roughly. Fold the cherries and walnuts into the batter and pour into the prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake for 45-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on wire rack. If you can, wrap and let sit over night for best results. Enjoy!
Makes 1 (8″x4″) loaf


Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 480mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 207IU | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 2mg

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