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Chocolate Cherry Loaf

14 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 1HR 30MINS

Chocolate Cherry Loaf

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This Chocolate Cherry Loaf is different from your regular loaf. It's a little indulgent with cream cheese, chunky cherry sauce, and chocolate chips, and a small slice is all you need to battle that sweet craving. Cut the loaf into thick slices, wrap individually and grab and go right from the freezer.
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Compelled to Cook
Hello, I'm Nicole! I aim to help you elevate your everyday meals with recipes that make the most of your casual family breakfasts, weeknight dinners and entertaining occasions.
https://www.compelledtocook.com
This Chocolate Cherry Loaf is different from your regular loaf. It's a little indulgent with cream cheese, chunky cherry sauce, and chocolate chips, and a small slice is all you need to battle that sweet craving. Cut the loaf into thick slices, wrap individually and grab and go right from the freezer.
1HR 30MINS
Total Time
$1.73
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
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Frozen Cherry
1 1/2 cups
Frozen Cherries, thawed, sliced
Water
1 Tbsp
Water
Baking Powder
2 tsp
Baking Powder
Salt
as needed
Butter
1/2 cup
Butter, room temperature
Cream Cheese
1/2 cup
Cream Cheese
Egg
3
Large Eggs, room temperature
Milk
1/2 cup
Pure Vanilla Extract
1 tsp
Pure Vanilla Extract
Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 cup
Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
493
Fat
25.4 g
Protein
8.6 g
Carbs
62.4 g
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step 1
Combine Frozen Cherries (1 1/2 cups) and Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) in a small saucepan and heat to a simmer over medium heat.
step 1 Combine Frozen Cherries (1 1/2 cups) and Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) in a small saucepan and heat to a simmer over medium heat.
step 2
Stir Water (1 Tbsp) and Corn Starch (1 tsp) together in a small bowl and add to cherries, stirring constantly until combine and mixture returns to a full simmer. Remove from heat and allow to cool to slightly warm or room temperature. Continue with recipe as cherries cool.
step 3
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) and prepare a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan by spraying with non-stick spray or lightly greasing with butter and lining with parchment that overhangs the long edges.
step 4
In a small bowl, whisk together All-Purpose Flour (1 3/4 cups), Baking Powder (2 tsp), and Salt (as needed) until combined.
step 5
Beat together Butter (1/2 cup), Cream Cheese (1/2 cup), and Granulated Sugar (3/4 cup) until smooth, scraping the bowl once or twice.
step 5 Beat together Butter (1/2 cup), Cream Cheese (1/2 cup), and Granulated Sugar (3/4 cup) until smooth, scraping the bowl once or twice.
step 6
Add Eggs (3) one at a time, scraping bowl and beating after each until incorporated. Add Pure Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) and mix to combine. Pour in half the Milk (1/2 cup) and half the flour and beat until just combined. Repeat with remaining milk and flour. Scrape the bowl and add Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (1 cup) and mix to combine.
step 7
Pour half the batter into prepared pan and spread smooth. Top with half the cherry sauce, remaining batter and cherry sauce again on the top. Using a table knife, swirl batter in a figure eight pattern two or three times to create nice swirls of cherry sauce. No need to over swirl.
step 7 Pour half the batter into prepared pan and spread smooth. Top with half the cherry sauce, remaining batter and cherry sauce again on the top. Using a table knife, swirl batter in a figure eight pattern two or three times to create nice swirls of cherry sauce. No need to over swirl.
step 8
Bake in preheated oven for 55 to 65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
step 9
Remove from oven and allow to cool completely in pan prior to lifting out and slicing.
step 9 Remove from oven and allow to cool completely in pan prior to lifting out and slicing.
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Breakfast
American
Comfort Food
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Fall
Vegetarian
Dessert
Summer
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