Lemon Bread with Cherry Cheese Spread

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Sheila M

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Lemon Bread with Cherry Cheese Spread

Step-by-Step

  • 1BREAD DIRECTIONS
  • 2Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x5 or 8x4 inch loaf pan.
  • 3In a medium bowl combine butter and sugar; mix well.
  • 4Add eggs, lemon peel, extract and milk; mix well.
  • 5Add flour, baking powder and salt, stirring just until moistened. Fold in nuts.
  • 6Pour 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.
  • 7CHERRY CHEESE SPREAD DIRECTIONS
  • 8Combine all ingredients in a small bowl until well blended.
  • 9NOTE: Self rising flour is NOT recommended.
    High altitude bake at 350 for 55-60 minutes

    I usually double the recipe.
  • 10Recipe and photo found in a magazine in a doctor's office many years ago.

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About Lemon Bread with Cherry Cheese Spread

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




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