Decadent Chocolate Cherry Bread

Looking for a delicious bread recipe? Then check out this baked cherry and chocolate loaf.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 27 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
(16.6-oz.) pkg. date quick bread & muffin mix
1
cup coarsely chopped pecans
1
(10-oz.) jar maraschino cherries, drained, cherries cut in half, reserving liquid
3/4
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
3/4
cup water
1/4
cup cherry-flavored liqueur*
1
tablespoon oil
2
eggs
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour bottom only of 8x4 or 9x5-inch loaf pan. In large bowl, combine all ingredients; stir 50 to 75 strokes with spoon until mix is moistened. Pour batter into greased and floured pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. For 8x4-inch pan, bake 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes; for 9x5-inch pan, bake 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 3 Wrap loaf tightly in plastic wrap or foil. Refrigerate at least 24 hours. Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or in freezer for up to 3 months.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Slice
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    120mg
    120%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    23g
    23%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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