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cherry almond bread

Cherry Almond Bread


Time: 1 1/2 hours
Makes: 1 loaf


3 cups flour
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar
¼ cup butter or margarine, softened
2 large eggs lightly beaten
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 ½ cups Meduri Farms Dried Sour Cherries, coarsely chopped


  • Preheat over to 350 degrees F
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, 1 cup almonds, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a large bowl, stir together 1 cup sugar and butter.
  • Add eggs and stir to combine well.
  • Stir in buttermilk and almond extract.
  • Add flour mixture, stirring just until moistened.
  • Gently stir in cherries.
  • Spoon batter into a greased 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons almonds and 1 teaspoon sugar. Press lightly into dough.
  • Bake on middle rack in preheated oven for 60–70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center of loaf comes out clean.
  • Cool loaf on a rack for 10 minutes; loosen edges with a knife and turn out onto rack to cool completely.




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