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Fruit-And-Cheese Braid

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Ingredients
  Dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (105° To 115°)
  Biscuit mix 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Peach preserves/Strawberry preserves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl, let stand 5 minutes.
Add biscuit mix, egg, and 1 tablespoon sugar, stir well.
Turn dough out onto a floured surface; knead until smooth (about 1 minute).
Place dough on a large greased cookie sheet, roll into a 14- x 9-inch rectangle.
Combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, and lemon juice, beat at medium speed of electric mixer until smooth.
Spread mixture down center of dough.
Make 3-inch cuts toward center at 1-inch intervals on both long sides of dough.
Fold strips to center, alternating and overlapping ends; cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
Spoon preserves down center of braid, bake an additional 5 minutes.
Cool 10 minutes before serving (may also be served at room temperature).

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Servings: 
1

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2 Comments

StephanieAnonymous's picture
Excellent and so easy I love this recipe
StephanieAnonymous's picture
Need photo to pin it to pinterest