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Sweet Cherry Lime Bread Recipe

We love this Sweet Cherry Lime Bread in the springtime!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lime bread, sweet bread, sweet cherry, Sweet Cherry Lime Bread
Servings: 16
Calories: 325kcal

Ingredients

Bread:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 lime zested
  • 1 lime juiced
  • cups plain greek yogurt (or sour cream)
  • 21 ounces cherry pie filling (1 can)

Frosting:

  • 2 limes juiced
  • 2 limes zested
  • 1 Tablespoon butter softened
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 2-3 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease two loaf pans (9 inches).
  • In a medium sized bowl, beat together sugar, butter and eggs.
  • Beat in vanilla, lime zest, and lime juice.
  • Fold in Greek Yogurt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Split dough into four parts.
  • Place 1/4 of the dough into the bottom of each bread pan.
  • Spoon 1/2 can of cherry pie filling into each bread pan.
  • Top the cherry pie filling with remaining dough in each pan. It's okay if some of the dough and cherry filling mix together.
  • Bake 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean from center of the bread.
  • Remove bread from oven and let cool for at least 10 minutes.
  • For the frosting (while bread is cooling):
  • In a bowl, beat or whisk together butter, milk, vanilla, and lime juice.
  • Slowly add in powdered sugar until you have reached your desired consistency.
  • Remove bread from pan, and drizzle or pour frosting over the top of the bread.
  • Slice, serve, and enjoy!

Notes

Makes 2 loaves

Nutrition

Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 265mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 348IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1mg