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Cherry Pecan Bread

Rated as 4.12 out of 5 Stars

"'My mom made this delicious bread for special occasions,' recalls Pat Habiger of Spearville, Kansas. Full of sweet cherries and nuts, the taste and appearance of this golden loaf make it ideal for autumn gatherings."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Stir in pecans, cherries and vanilla. Pour into a greased and floured 8-in. x 4-in. x 2-in. loaf pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 65-75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

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I just made this yesterday,& it is wonderful!! Moist & a very nice taste!! I used powdered Buttermilk, but it was Great!! I will definitely make this again & plan on making Mini loafs to give as...

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Between my imagination and some reviewers’ comments, I figured if this was prepared as written with a full jar of maraschino cherries it would be very sweet; too sweet for me. Dried cherries, on...

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I just made this yesterday,& it is wonderful!! Moist & a very nice taste!! I used powdered Buttermilk, but it was Great!! I will definitely make this again & plan on making Mini loafs to give as...

Between my imagination and some reviewers’ comments, I figured if this was prepared as written with a full jar of maraschino cherries it would be very sweet; too sweet for me. Dried cherries, on...

This was the dryest bread I have ever eaten. The recipe looked so good but I was embarrassed to serve it at my Tea.

I made this today in mini loaf pans and just cut the first loaf for my food expert to try (husband). Very good! Next time I think I'll use a little of the cherry juice with the buttermilk. I ...

Excellent bread, especially if made in mini-loaf pans.

Nice moist bread. I added a few more cherries. Even the kids in my granddaughters 2nd grade classroom liked it!

I made this bread in order to use up some buttermilk and was glad to learn of a new recipe I'll make again and again. I used dark, pitted cherries (the frozen kind) and walnuts instead of pecans...

This was a good recipe. I added extra cherries and used almonds instead of pecans. It had a lot of flavor but a little dry.