Lemon Bread with Cherry Cheese Spread

Sheila M

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@Gadiva

This is super moist and great plain or with the spread. I like to make it for Christmas gifts but is great any time of the year.


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

BREAD

1/2 c
margarine or butter, softened
1 1/4 c
sugar
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1 Tbsp
grated lemon peel
1/2 tsp
lemon extract
1/2 c
milk
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
chopped pecans

CHERRY CHEESE SPREAD

3 oz
cream cheese
2 to 3 tsp
milk or cherry juice
1 Tbsp
chopped marashino cherries

Directions Step-By-Step

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BREAD DIRECTIONS
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x5 or 8x4 inch loaf pan.
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In a medium bowl combine butter and sugar; mix well.
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Add eggs, lemon peel, extract and milk; mix well.
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Add flour, baking powder and salt, stirring just until moistened. Fold in nuts.
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Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Place a kitchen towel over to keep from drying out and let cool 5 minutes. Then invert onto foil and wrap until ready to serve. Freezes well.
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CHERRY CHEESE SPREAD DIRECTIONS
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Combine all ingredients in a small bowl until well blended.
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NOTE: Self rising flour is NOT recommended.
High altitude bake at 350 for 55-60 minutes

I usually double the recipe.
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Recipe and photo found in a magazine in a doctor's office many years ago.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American