Delicious Sour Cherry Chocolate Chunk Loaf Recipe


If you're a fan of the delightful combination of sour cherries and chocolate, then you're in for a treat with this delicious sour cherry chocolate chunk loaf recipe. This moist and flavorful loaf is perfect for breakfast, afternoon tea, or as a sweet treat any time of the day. With the perfect balance of tartness from the cherries and sweetness from the chocolate, this loaf is sure to become a favorite.


  • 1 teaspoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups frozen sour cherries
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chunks
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Optional Icing

  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 3 teaspoons milk, or more as needed


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (220°C). Grease a 9x4-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, kosher salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream the softened unsalted butter and white sugar until smooth.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, ensuring they are at room temperature.
  5. Mix in the plain yogurt and vanilla extract until well combined.
  6. Add the defrosted sour cherries, dark chocolate chunks, and chopped walnuts to the wet ingredients.
  7. Gently fold in the dry ingredients until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  9. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  10. Allow the loaf to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Optional Icing

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar and milk until you have a smooth icing consistency. Add more milk if needed.
  2. Drizzle the icing over the cooled loaf.
  3. Slice and serve!


This sour cherry chocolate chunk loaf is a delightful treat that combines the tanginess of sour cherries with the richness of dark chocolate. The addition of chopped walnuts adds a pleasant crunch to every bite. Whether enjoyed with a cup of tea or as a dessert, this loaf is sure to impress your family and friends. Give this recipe a try and indulge in the wonderful flavors of sour cherries and chocolate!