If a cherry on top makes anything better, imagine how good this moist, nutty banana bread is: It's full of chopped maraschino cherries!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 jar (10 oz.) maraschino cherries
1-3/4 cups flour
1-1/2 tsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 egg s
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup mashed fully ripe banana s (about 3)
2/3 cup chopped PLANTERS Walnuts
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Drain maraschino cherries, reserving 2 Tbsp. juice. Cut cherries into quarters; set aside. Combine next 3 ingredients.
Mix eggs, butter, sugar and reserved cherry juice in medium bowl until blended. Add bananas; mix well. Add flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Stir in cherries and nuts.
Pour into 9-inch square baking pan sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 min.; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.
Stir in 1 cup chocolate chips with the cherries.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.