Cheese-filled Ginger Bread Recipe

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Cheese-Filled Ginger Bread

Sharon Colyer

By
@Cmom02

This recipe came from Taste of Home's Holiday Recipe Card collection. I haven't made ginger bread in quite some time. This sounds really tempting, with the sweet cream cheese filling!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
16-20
Prep:
1 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

********FILLING********

1 pkg
(8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 c
sugar
1/3 c
all-purpose or unbleached all-purpose flour
1 large
egg

********BATTER********

3 c
all-purpose or unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
ground ginger
2 large
eggs
3/4 c
milk
3/4 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
molasses
1 1/2 c
chopped walnuts

********GLAZE********

1 c
confectioners's sugar
1-2 Tbsp
milk

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 10 inch fluted tube pan.
2FILLING: In a mixing bowl, beat first 4 ingredients, until smooth; set aside.
3BATTER: In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, & ginger. In another bowl, beat the eggs, milk, oil, and molasses, until smooth. Stir into dry ingredients, just until moistened. Fold in walnuts.

Spoon a third of the batter, into the prepared pan. Top with the reserved cream cheese mixture. Carefully, spoon remaining batter over filling.
4Bake for 40-50 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes, before removing from the pan, to a wire rack.
5GLAZE: Combine confectioners' sugar and enough milk, to achieve desired consistency. Drizzle over bread. Store in the refrigerator. Makes 16-20 servings.

About this Recipe

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