Nut n’ Cherry Bread

Nut n’ Cherry Bread

2 1/2 c White bread flour
1 c Sour cream
1/2 c Nuts (chopped walnuts)
1/2 c Cherries (pitted and diced)*
6 tb Water (1/4 c + 2 T) **
1 tb Brown sugar
2 ts Yeast
1 t Salt

1 tb Water
1 t Poppy seeds
Salt (dash)
1/4 ts Cornstarch

Glaze: Mix water, cornstarch and salt. Near the end of the rising, brush crown with mixture and sprinkle with seeds. Adding the glaze is optional.

* Use fresh or canned. Alternately, use Maraschino cherries. Amount of cherries and/or nuts can be varied to suit. Use “Raisin bread” setting and add both at the beep. ** Adjust amount of water for a smooth “tacky” feeling dough ball. Alternately, use part cherry juice and part water.

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