Chocolate Cherry Bread

Recipes
For the Bread
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 12 oz. bottle porter
  • ¼ cup vegan margarine, melted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups fresh cherries, pitted and coarsely chopped
For the Chocolate Glaze
INSTRUCTIONS
Make the Bread
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease or spray a 9 x 5 loaf pan with cooking spray.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Add porter, margarine and vanilla. Stir just until blended.
  5. Fold in cherries.
  6. Pour into loaf pan.
  7. Bake 1 hour, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
Make the Glaze
  1. Melt chocolate chips on stovetop or by microwaving in 30 second increments.
  2. Add margarine and stir until melted and blended.
Finish
  1. Allow loaf to cool and then remove from pan.
  2. Drizzle with glaze.