These are perfect for the holidays. Sweet treats other than candy like this Cream Cheese Danish Braid Recipe is the way to go!
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Cream Cheese Braid Bread
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Cream Cheese Danish Braid Recipe
Light and creamy cream cheese danish, braided for a tasty dessert
Cream Cheese Braid Dough Ingredients
- 8 Oz Commercial Sour Cream
- 1/2 Cup Sugar
- 1/2 Cup Butter Melted
- 1 Tsp Salt
- 1/2 Cup Warm Water
- 2 Tbsp Quick Rise Yeast
- 4 Cup Flour
- 2 Eggs Beaten
- 16 Oz Cream Cheese Softened
- 3/4 Cup Sugar
- 2 Eggs Beaten
- 1/8 Tsp Salt
- 2 Tsp Vanilla
Bread Dough Instructions Part 1
- Combine; Sour Cream, Sugar, Butter, Salt, and Water in glass bowl.
- Microwave glass bowl combination till warm, hot about 1 Minutes.
- Beat egg into warm mixture.
- In a separate bowl, add flour and yeast.
- Combine both bowls and mix by hand.
- Leave in bowl, cover with light towel for 30 minutes.
- The dough should rise about double its original size.
- You can put the bowl in a warm oven about 200 degrees so it rises faster.
- Combine; Cream Cheese, Sugar, Eggs, Salt, and Vanilla in a bowl while bread is rising.
- Mix together in electric mixer.
Dough Instructions Part 2
- Take risen dough out of bowl. Use some flour to roll the dough out of the bowl
- Divide dough into 3-4 balls and roll out into oval shape.
- Spread 1/2 Cup filling on oval bread, tuck sides of bread around the filling to cover the filing.
- Tuck ends and lay on a greased cookie sheet
- Pat down air bubbles, slit top.
- Let rise 15 minutes in oven at 150 degrees.
- Once risen, bake at 375 for 20 minutes with a little bowl of water underneath.
- Add tinfoil on top and bake for another 10 minutes. They should get golden on top then you are done!
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