Maraschino Cherry Pecan Bread for Bread Machine

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Tart cherries and crunchy pecans make this bread a winner.


  • 1-1/8 cups warm water, (95°-110°F)
  • 3 cups Hodgson Mill Best for Bread Flour
  • 1 Tbsp.+1-1/2 tsp. powdered milk
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1-1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup maraschino cherries, whole
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 tsp. Hodgson Mill Fast Rise Yeast, or 3 tsp. Hodgson Mill Active Dry Yeast


Drain cherries well on a paper towel.  Add cherries whole for appearance.  Place ingredients into bread machine pan according to manufacturers’ directions. And set on the Basic cycle.

Add fruit and nuts at the beep on the fruit and nut cycle or at the end of the first knead.


VARIATION:  Replace half the cherries with chopped dried apricots, pears, dates or apples.



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