Cherry Maraschino Loaf
Submitted by Marlene Metherel
The slices are flavored with color as well as taste. Pretty and pink.
1/4 c butter or margarine
1 c granulated sugar
2/3 c milk
1/3 c maraschino cherry juice
1 tsp almond flavoring
2 c all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 c chopped walnuts
1/2-2/3 c chopped maraschino cherries
Put butter, sugar and egg in mixing bowl. Beat until smooth.
Stir in milk, cherry juice and flavoring.
In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in nuts and cherries.
Pour into batter. Moisten all ingredients by stirring as little as possible.
Spoon into a greased 9x5x3 loaf pan. Bake at 350ºF for 45 minutes.
Let stand for 10 min.
Turn loaf out onto rack to cool. Store in a plastic bag.