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Vanilla-Cherry Nut Bread
Vanilla-Cherry Nut Bread

Vanilla-Cherry Nut Bread

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Cook Minutes 1 Hr 30 Min
Prep : 15 Min Cook: 1 Hr 15 Min
How do you turn a boxed cake mix into a festive treat for 5 lucky recipients? You follow our Vanilla-Cherry Nut Bread recipe! These mini cakes are perfect for holiday gift-giving.
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20 Servings
Original recipe yields 20 Servings
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1 cup drained maraschino cherries, halved, divided
1 can (19 fl oz/540 mL) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (4-serving size) Jell-O Vanilla Instant Pudding
4 eggs
1/4 cup oil
1/2 cup chopped pecans
60 g (about 1/4 of 250-g pkg.) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1 Tbsp. milk
1/2 cup icing sugar
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Step 1
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Step 2
Reserve 5 cherry halves. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Add enough water to reserved juice to measure 1 cup. Beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, eggs, oil and juice in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add pineapple, remaining cherries and nuts; mix just until blended.
Step 3
Pour into 5 foil mini loaf pans sprayed with cooking spray.
Step 4
Bake 40 to 45 min. or until toothpick inserted in centres comes out clean. Cool completely.
Step 5
Beat cream cheese, milk and icing sugar in small bowl with mixer until blended; drizzle over loaves. Garnish with reserved cherry halves.
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How to Store
Wrap cooled unglazed loaves tightly. Store up to 3 days at room temperature, or up to 3 months in freezer.
Hummingbird Mini Loaves
Prepare as directed, substituting 1 cup mashed fully ripe bananas (about 3) for the cherries and adding 1 tsp. ground cinnamon to the cake batter before pouring into the prepared pans.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 10 g
Saturated fat 1.5 g
8 %
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 270 mg
11 %
Carbohydrate 37 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 26 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin A
2 %
Vitamin C
4 %
6 %
6 %
20 servings, 1 piece (76 g) each
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.
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