Cherry Bread

Cherry Bread

This Cherry Bread makes the perfect Valentine's Day dessert or snack! Made with Firebee Elderberry Honey and maraschino cherries, these tastes combine for a flavor explosion! 


Yields 8 Servings
  • 2 c. all purpose flour
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries, drained - reserve juice
  • 3/4 c. Firebee Elderberry Honey
  • 1/2 c. butter, softened
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1/2 c. maraschino cherry juice
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 c. butter, softened
  • 1 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. milk
  • sprinkles (optional)


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and grease a 9" x 5" loaf pan. Set it aside for later.

Step 2

In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add in the softened butter and combine until completely blended. 

Step 3

Next, add in the eggs, vanilla, Firebee Elderberry Honey, and cherry juice to the flour mixture. Stir until combined.

Fold in the cherries gently.

Step 4

Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool completely.

Step 5

Make the cream cheese frosting by combining the cream cheese, butter, and milk together with an electric mixer. Add in the powdered sugar until the desired consistency is reached.

Step 6

Spread the frosting over the cooled bread and top with sprinkles if desired. 


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