Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a loaf pan with baking spray; set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the following ingredients: brown sugar, granulated sugar, honey, browning, Molasses, vanilla, melted butter Guinness Stout and egg.
In another bowl combine flour, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice and salt, lightly mix. Add the dried fruits.
Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and stir with a spatula until thoroughly combined. (Do not overmix.) Scrape down sides.
Pour mixture into prepared loaf pan, add cherries on top if desired – bake for about 60-75 minutes or until a tooth inserted comes out clean.
Allow to cool for 10-15 minutes in the pan before turning out and cooling on a rack. Let it cool completely before slicing.