Banana Bread Video


Cherry Banana Bread

Cherry Banana Bread

The cherries add a wonderful sweet-tart taste to the Banana bread that you might not want to miss.
  • 1 1/3 cups maraschino cherries (1 (10-ounce) jar)
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts or walnuts

1. Drain maraschino cherries, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. Cut cherries into quarters; set aside. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
2. Combine butter, brown sugar, eggs and reserved cherry juice in a large mixing bowl. Mix on medium speed with an electric mixer until ingredients are thoroughly combined. Add flour mixture and mashed bananas alternately, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in drained cherries and nuts. Lightly spray a 9 x 5 x 3-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Spread batter evenly in pan.
3. Bake in a preheated 350*F oven 1 hour, or until golden brown and wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Remove from pan; let cool on wire rack. Store in a tightly covered container.

Makes 1 loaf, about 16 slices.

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