“This came from my favorite magazine, Taste of Home, it is truly delicious! Great for gifts at Christmas!”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
YIELD:
4 loaves
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add egg yolks and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk just until blended (batter will be thick).
  4. In a small mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  5. Fold into batter.
  6. Fold in cherries and pecans.
  7. Transfer to four greased and floured 8-in.
  8. x 4-in.
  9. x 2-in.
  10. loaf pans.
  11. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean and loaves are golden brown.
  12. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

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