Cherry Chip Loaf
2 cups flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
2 TB honey
1/2 cup apple sauce
1/4 cup maraschino cherries, chopped
1/4 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 to 1 cup milk chocolate chips
In medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside
In large bowl, cream butter and sugar until well combined. Add vanilla and honey. Gradually add eggs and apple sauce.
Gradually stir in flour mixture.
Stir in cherries, pecans and chocolate chips.
Pour in greased and floured 9 x 5" loaf pan. Bake 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Inspired by one of my favorite movies: The 12 Dates of Christmas :)