Festive cherry bread

Yield: 2 Loaves

Measure Ingredient
1 \N 16-oz jar maraschino cherries
2 cups Sugar
4 \N Eggs
1 cup Flaked coconut
1½ cup Nuts; chopped
3 cups Flour
1 tablespoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt

Dice cherries and reserve cherry juice. Beat sugar and eggs together. Add cherries, coconut, and nuts. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture and cherry juice alternately to the egg mixture. Bake in 2 greased and floured 8½ x 4 ½ x 2 ½-inch loaf pans at 350 degrees F.

for 60 to 70 minutes.

Posted to Bakery-Shoppe Digest V1 #459 by Skeeter <prissb@...> on Dec 18, 1997

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