Cherries and Cream Quick Bread

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2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons Clabber Girl Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 egg
2 tablespoons light olive oil
1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup dried sour cherries

2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 tsp. maraschino cherry liquid

Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; set aside. In a separate bowl, combine cream cheese, egg, oil, sour cream and almond extract. Blend together lightly with whisk. Add cheese mixture to dry mixture and mix just until combined. Fold in dried cherries.

Pour into greased loaf pan (9x5x3-inches), and bake at 350 degrees F. for 55-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before turning loaf out onto rack. Top with almond glaze and decorate with maraschino cherries.

2001 Erie County Fair, Hamburg, NY – First Place Winner – Chris Kieber of Darien Center


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