Lemon Cheese Braid

Lemon Cheese Braid Recipe

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gaynel mohler


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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1 loaf
50 Min
30 Min


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

How to Make Lemon Cheese Braid


  • 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

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About Lemon Cheese Braid

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

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