Dried Cherry & Hazelnut Loaf

Cuisinart original

Cherries and hazelnuts are a winning combination, making a loaf of bread that’s beautiful when sliced.


Makes one 1½-pound loaf


1¼   cups low-fat buttermilk, room temperature
¾     teaspoon kosher salt
1      tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature, cut into ½-inch pieces
1      tablespoon pure maple syrup
2      cups whole-wheat flour
1      cup unbleached all-purpose flour
2¼   teaspoons yeast (active dry, instant, or bread machine)
1/3  cup dried cherries
1/3  cup hazelnuts, roughly chopped

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available


1. Put all ingredients, except the cherries and hazelnuts, in the order listed into the bread pan fitted with the kneading paddle. Secure the bread pan in the Cuisinart® Bread Maker.
2. Press the PROG button to select the Whole Wheat program. Select the desired Crust Color and Loaf Size. Press START/STOP to begin the bread-making process.
3. When the add-in signal sounds, add the cherries and hazelnuts. If desired, when the paddle signal sounds, press START/STOP to pause the unit; remove the dough and kneading paddle, reshape the dough, and replace in the bread pan. Press START/STOP to continue.
4. When the cycle is complete, remove the bread pan from the machine, and then transfer the bread to a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.