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Cherry Banana Bread

Spruce up your next loaf of banana bread and make it cherry banana bread instead!


2 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1 1/3 cup sugar

½ tsp cinnamon (optional)

¼ tsp nutmeg (optional)

½ cup butter

½ cup sour milk

1 tsp vanilla

½ cup mashed banana (about 1 large banana)

½ cup mashed cherries

2 eggs – slightly beaten

½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)

½ cup chocolate chips (optional)


  1. Mix all dry ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Cream butter in a separate mixing bowl.
  3. Add dry ingredients, ¼ cup milk, vanilla, banana, and cherries to the butter, mix well.
  4. Add remaining milk and eggs (and nuts and/or chocolate chips), mix well.
  5. Place batter in a greased and floured loaf pan, bake at 350°F for 70-80 minutes.