Bishop's Bread I

Bishop's Bread I


"Rich looking and great tasting. Make today and cut tomorrow."


1 h 25 m servings 264 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 264 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.2g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 183 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  2. Beat egg in mixing bowl until frothy. Add sugar, oil, and vanilla. Beat to blend. Mix in buttermilk.
  3. In another bowl measure the flour, soda, and salt. Stir to mix well. Add walnuts, cherries, raisins, and chips. Mix together. Add all at once to liquid batter. Stir only until just combined. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour or until bread tests done. Let bread stand for 10 minutes then remove from pan and let cool on a rack.
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  1. 14 Ratings


This is the one recipe that made my favorite place on the net. Bishop´s Bread is so easy to make, so quick, and delicious you´ll be making it again and again. It´s an easy recip...

Wow! This is a winner. Perfect for any holiday season. Instead of candied cherries I used dried cherries, and it was great! Also perfect for a church bake sale...(Bishop's Bread..ha, ha)!

Basically a pound cake. Easy to make. I did not like it but my guests did.

Excellent! My family loves apricots so I added 1/2c of finely chopped dried apricots.I always toast the nuts in the oven first. It adds an earthier flavor to all breads.Thanks for the delicious ...

You may prefer the Taste of Home or version of bishop's bread; neither contain buttermilk. This dessert is wonderful for those who like the taste of chocolate, nuts and cherries. Dar...

One of my all-time favorite holiday breads! I use cherry craisins instead of the currants. I've had to give this recipe to every person who has tasted's delicious. Sooooo NOT a pound cak...

I thought this was a great bread. Would be good for Christmas time. I made a slight change because I didn't want to use Choc. Chips, I used cut up dates and instead of the candied cherries I u...

Very good. I made mini loaves and baked for about 40-50 minutes, and they were perfect. Very nice little bread. I didn't have walnuts, so I just left them out. Maybe next time I'd cut up the...

Haven t had a recipe for this bread in years and had forgotten just how good it is. Because we do not like cherries subsitute some apricots and raising or you can use dried cranberries. Slice...