Quick Pineapple-Cherry Bread

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hrs 30 mins
  • Servings: 8
  • Ingredients

  • 3cupsall-purpose flour
  • 4teaspoonsbaking powder
  • 3/4 cupsugar
  • 1teaspoonsalt
  • 1cupchopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cupcandied cherry, halved
  • 1egg
  • 1 (9ounce) cans crushed pineapple, in syrup
  • 1/2 cupmilk
  • 1/4 cupvegetable oil
  • Directions

  • Grease a loaf pan, 9 x 5 x 3.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into a large bowl; stir in walnuts and cherries.
  • Beat egg well in a medium-size bowl; stir in pineapple and syrup, milk and vegetable oil.
  • Add all at once to flour mixture; stir just until evenly moist.
  • Spoon into prepared pan; spread top even.
  • Bake in a moderate over (350 degrees F) for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes.
  • Loosen around edges with a knife; turn out onto a rack.
  • Cool completely.
  • Wrap loaf in plastic wrap.
  • Store overnight to mellow flavors.
  • Reviews

  • “Such a pretty bread!And it tastes good, too!The batter is very, very stiff, so be prepared!I used green candied cherries, as that’s what I had on hand.This would make a very pretty holiday bread.Thnx for sharing your recipe, Christine.Made for My-3-Chefs 2009.”

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