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Cherry Chocolate Bourbon Loaf

Cherry Chocolate Bourbon loaf is a soft, buttery bread with hints of cherry, bourbon, and chocolate.

If you’re looking for a sweet treat that you don’t have to feel guilty about, this is the recipe for you.

Cherry Chocolate loaf

I used brown rice flour and cassava flour to make this bread gluten free. If you’re not gluten free you can use regular flour. To see a list of my favorite gf and regular flour options that are clean, download my free pantry guide.

Coconut sugar was also used instead of cane sugar to make the bread less inflammatory but still have a nice and natural sweetness.

Serve this bread for breakfast or for a healthier sweet treat. Add a little extra chocolate sauce for dipping.


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Ingredient Lists

  • Brown rice flour
  • Cassava flour
  • Sea salt
  • Baking powder
  • Coconut sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla
  • Butter
  • Milk
  • Dried cherries
  • Semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Bourbon
  • Avocado oil Spray
Cherry Chocolate loaf

Cherry Chocolate Bourbon Loaf

Prep Time 10 minutes
Bake Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cup of brown rice flour
  • 1 cup of cassava flour (use 2 cups of regular flour if desired)
  • 1 tsp of sea salt
  • 2 tbsp of baking powder
  • 1 cup of coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp of vanilla
  • 1/2 stick of butter, melted
  • 1 cup of milk 
  • 1/2 cup of dried cherries
  • 1 cup of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tbsp of bourbon
  • Avocado oil spray


  • Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees. Place the chocolate chips in a small pan and melt over low heat. Pour in the bourbon and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Turn the heat to low and let it simmer until ready to use. In a medium bowl, place your dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, and salt, mix together using a whisk.
  • In a second large bowl, whisk the eggs, butter, and sugar together. Add the vanilla and whisk until well combined. Slowly, pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and use a whisk or spatula to combine the ingredients. Add the dried cherries and mix again. Using a loaf pan, spray the inside with avocado oil.
  • Fill one half of the loaf pan with your batter. Drizzling chocolate using a toothpick, make markings in the batter to blend the ingredients together. 
  • Pour the rest of the batter over the top. Drizzle with a little bit of the remaining chocolate. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until a knife comes out clean when inserted into the middle. Serve warm. Enjoy!

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