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Bishop Bread with Gluten Free Option

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 210g sugar
  • 4 tablespoons 56g butter, melted
  • 4 eggs beaten (at room temperature)
  • 2 tablespoons 25mL vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups 220g all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons 9g baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup 167g red candied cherries
  • 1 cup 167g green candied cherries
  • 2 cups 220g whole pecans
  • 1 cup 186g semisweet chocolate chips
  • Gluten Free Option - If you want to make this a gluten free bread substitute Gluten Free All Purpose Flour and add 3/4 teaspoon xanthum gum.

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Place the first 7 ingredients in a large bowl and stir with a wooden spoon until completely combined. Do not over mix. Fold in cherries, pecans and chocolate chips.
  • Scoop batter into two greased (8" x 3.75" x 2.5") loaf pans. Bake in preheated oven for 50-60 minutes or until light golden brown. Do not over bake.
  • Makes 2 loaves.