Pineapple-Cherry Quick Bread

Bake this cranberry-dotted quick bread, sweetened fast with canned pineapple, for your own table or for a sweet treat to give.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

4
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups sugar
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup oil
1
tablespoon vanilla
4
eggs
1
(8-oz.) can crushed pineapple in unsweetened juice, undrained
1
(10-oz.) jar maraschino cherries, quartered, well drained
2
teaspoons powdered sugar

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LOCATION

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  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour bottoms only of two 8x4-inch loaf pans. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt; mix well. Add oil, vanilla, eggs and pineapple with liquid; mix with electric mixer at low speed until combined. Fold in cherries. Spoon into greased and floured pans.
  • 2 Bake at 325°F. for 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove from pans; place on wire racks. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Sprinkle cooled loaves with powdered sugar.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour bottoms only of two 8x4-inch loaf pans. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt; mix well. Add oil, vanilla, eggs and pineapple with liquid; mix with electric mixer at low speed until combined. Fold in cherries. Spoon into greased and floured pans.
  • 2 Bake at 325°F. for 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove from pans; place on wire racks. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Sprinkle cooled loaves with powdered sugar.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For mini loaves, grease and flour bottoms only of five 5 3/4x3 1/4x2-inch foil loaf pans. Divide batter evenly into greased and floured pans, using about 1 cup batter for each. Place filled pans on cookie sheet. Bake at 325°F. for 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Quick breads freeze well for up to two months.

Do you enjoy trifle? Save one of these loaves to make Quick Bread Trifle Squares p. 72.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.