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

Step-By-Step

1allow dough to stand at room temperature on a lightly floured surface for 1 hour

2roll and push to an 18 X 8" rectangle, let rest while making filling

3Beat cheese, egg yolk, sugar and vanilla in a small bowl with electric mixer, stir in lemon rind

4Place dough on large greased cookie sheet. spread cheese mixture down center third of dough.

5cut dough from outside to filling spacing cuts 1" apart

6overlap dough strips alternately from left to right to cover cheese mixture.

7brush braid with egg mixture, let stand in warm place 30 minutes.

8bake 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