Cherry Loaf



200 g butter
110 g (125 ml) Huletts Castor Sugar
2 extra-large eggs, beaten
350 g (625 ml) self-raising flour
pinch salt
100 g red glacé cherries,
chopped into small pieces
250 ml plain yoghurt
125 ml condensed milk

125 g plain smooth
cream cheese
12 cherries, chopped
25 ml Huletts Icing Sugar




  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Cream the butter and castor sugar together until light and creamy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Sift the dry ingredients together.
  5. Stir in the cherries until coated with the flour.
  6. Add the dry mixture, yoghurt and condensed milk to the butter mixture and mix well.
  7. Turn into a greased 23 cm loaf pan lined with baking paper and bake for about 45-55 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and leave to cool.
  9. Mix the ingredients for the topping together (do not over mix) and spread onto loaf.

Estimated costing, mark-up & suggested selling price

Ingredients:R 91.45
Electricity / refrigeration:R 6.00
Packaging:R 0.00*
Total expenses:R 97.45
Recommended profit:R 42.55
Total:R 140
Recommended selling price per cherry loaf:R140
*Should you use serviettes or paper plates for packaging, remember to include this in your cost