Cherry Nut Bread



 2 c. all purpose flour
1 1/2 t. baking power
1 t. salt
1 t. soda
2 T. soft butter
1 c. sugar
1 egg
juice and zest of one orange
warm water
1 c. raw tart cherries halved
1 c. chopped nuts


In a medium bowl blend butter, sugar and egg. Add enough warm water to the orange juice to make 3/4 cup.. Add to sugar, butter and egg. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and soda into sugar mixture. Mix well. Add cherries and nuts. Pour into a greased bread pan and bake at 325^ for 1 hour.  

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