Mar 26, 2016

Recipe: Cherry Pecan Bread

Banana bread is a beloved breakfast and snack time staple. Cherries are a beloved summertime fruit. And pecans taste like lazy afternoons in North Carolina.

This cherry pecan bread is a combination of all three!

Quick Bread Recipe

This recipe is quick and easy! There are no crazy, hard to find, or expensive ingredients and all you need for kitchen gadgets is your standard measuring cup/spoon set, two mixing bowls, an electric mixer, and a wooden spoon.

It's great eaten warm with a pat of butter, cold with pecan butter, or toasted with cherry jam! There's really no wrong way to eat it and since it's quick, easy, and bakes into a beautiful and delicious loaf, it makes an excellent gift or potluck brunch contribution! Read on for the recipe.

Cherry Pecan Bread

Makes 1 Loaf

Cherry Pecan Bread

* 2/3 c. oil
* 2 eggs
* 0.5 tsp. vanilla extract

* 1.5 c. all-purpose flour
* 2/3 c. sugar
* 0.5 tsp. baking soda
* 0.5 tsp. salt
* 0.5 tsp. cinnamon

* 10 oz. cherry pie filling (1/2 can)
* 3/4 c. chopped pecans 

* A few whole pecans to decorate

1) In a large bowl, beat together oil, eggs, and vanilla extract with an electric mixer.

2) In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon until well combined.

3) Gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, until just combined. Don't over-mix!

4) Gently mix in the cherry pie filling and chopped pecans. Again, don't over-mix!

5) Pour the batter into a greased and floured 9x5" loaf pan.

Easy Cherry Bread Recipe

6) Decorate with remaining whole pecans.

Cherry Pecan Bread Recipe

7) Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 50 minutes to an hour, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.

Easy Breakfast Bread Recipe


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