Lemon Cheese Braid Recipe

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Lemon Cheese Braid

gaynel mohler

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@gaynel

Found this recipe in an old recipe book, read over it and the inner ingredients sound wonderful Seems simple enough to put together. I am re-typing it exact so hope no confusion on the "braid" part


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Serves:

1 loaf

Prep:

50 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1
loaf frozen bread dough thawed overnight in refrigerator
1 pkg
8 oz. cream cheese
1
egg yolk
2 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
grated lemon rind
1
egg beaten with 1 teaspoon water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
allow dough to stand at room temperature on a lightly floured surface for 1 hour
2
roll and push to an 18 X 8" rectangle, let rest while making filling
3
Beat cheese, egg yolk, sugar and vanilla in a small bowl with electric mixer, stir in lemon rind
4
Place dough on large greased cookie sheet. spread cheese mixture down center third of dough.
5
cut dough from outside to filling spacing cuts 1" apart
6
overlap dough strips alternately from left to right to cover cheese mixture.
7
brush braid with egg mixture, let stand in warm place 30 minutes.
8
bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes. remove to rack. serve warm

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy