Cherry Eggnog Quick Bread
Makes 3 mini loaves
|2-1/2||cups all-purpose flour|
|1||tablespoon baking powder|
|1/2||teaspoon ground nutmeg|
|1-1/4||cups prepared dairy eggnog or half-and-half|
|6||tablespoons butter, melted and cooled|
|2||eggs, lightly beaten|
|1/2||cup chopped pecans|
|1/2||cup coarsely chopped candied red cherries|
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease three 5-1/2X3-inch mini-loaf pans.
- Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and nutmeg in large bowl. Combine eggnog, melted butter, eggs and vanilla in medium bowl; stir until well blended. Add eggnog mixture to flour mixture. Mix just until all ingredients are moistened. Stir in pecans and cherries. Spoon into prepared pans.
- Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 15 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely on wire racks. Store tightly wrapped in plastic wrap at room temperature.
A loaf of homemade bread makes a great gift–especially when it's given in a new loaf pan! Just add a wooden spoon and the recipe; then wrap it all up in a festive towel and tie it with ribbon.
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