Black Walnut Bread


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This bread is a great snack or breakfast dish. The walnuts give it a nutty taste, and the cherries make it so sweet!

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Time needed

20 min preparation + 60 min cooking


  • 1/2 C. shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 C. maraschino cherries
  • 1 1/4 C. milk
  • 3/4 C. sugar
  • 3 C. flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 C. walnuts

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Dredge cherries and nuts in 1/4 C. of flour mixture. Add balance of flour and milk alternately to creamed mixture. Stir in cherries and nuts. Turn into a greased 5.5x9.5-inch loaf pan. Bake in oven for about 1 hour.

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