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Pineapple-Cherry Quick Bread

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

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

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

Steps

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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.

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.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
18g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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