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Bishops Bread


Bishops bread recipe with chopped walnuts or pecans and cherries, raisins, and chocolate chips.

Cook Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes


  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chopped well drained
  • maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 cup raisins or chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


In mixing bowl, beat egg with electric mixer until light, about 1 minute. Add sugar, oil, and vanilla. Beat well. Blend in the buttermilk. In another bowl sift together the flour, soda, and salt. Add pecans, cherries, raisins or dates, and chocolate chips; blend well. Add to the first mixture and stir until just combined. Pour the batter into a greased and floured 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake in preheated 350° oven for 1 hour, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes then remove to a rack to cool completely.
Makes 1 loaf of Bishop's Bread.

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