Pineapple-Cherry Quick Bread

Pineapple-Cherry Quick Bread

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

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

2:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

2

(12-slice)

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
  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.
Makes 2 (12-slice) loaves
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Note
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.
Make-Ahead Tip
Quick breads freeze well for up to two months.
Recipe Variation
Do you enjoy trifle? Save one of these loaves to make Quick Bread Trifle Squares p. 72.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.