Fruit Bread


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries
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  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup nuts


Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Sift flour and soda and add alternately with banana to egg mixture. Mix remaining ingredients. Pour into oiled large loaf or 2 small loaf pans and bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour. While still warm, drizzle with powdered sugar icing. Makes 1 large loaf or 2 small loaves.

By Robin from Washington, IA

February 10, 20090 found this helpful

This sounds really great! Thanks a bunch for the recipe!

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February 11, 20090 found this helpful

Yes. It does sound yummy. Cannot wait to try this recipe. Thank you. Happy Day.

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February 11, 20090 found this helpful

I have maybe a dumb question. Is that baking soda the recipe calls for or really just any kind of soda, like soda pop? Thanks.

<b>Editor's Note:</b> I'm sure it's baking soda.

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