Cherry Cheesecake Bread Braid Recipe
|Category||Recipe Title||Prep Time||Rise Time||Bake/Cook Time||Total Time|
|Dessert Braids||Cherry Cheesecake Braid||20 min||5 min||25 min||50 min|
About this Recipe
By: Fast Easy Bread
Bread braids are so easy but the finished product looks like it took all day to make. This is no exception. The cherry cheesecake bread braid is a sweet dessert that will tickle your taste buds.
It is very important that you use bread flour. Do not use all-purpose flour for this recipe. You can substitute almost any sweetener for the sugar such as honey or brown sugar at a 1:1 ratio. The Saf-Instant Premium Yeast and the Liquid Soy Lecithin can be purchased in the Homemade Bread Bundle or the Homemade Pizza Bundle.
Filling: Mix the cream cheese with the brown sugar and vanilla.
Step by Step Instructions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and mix dry ingredients. (yeast is a dry ingredient)
To avoid a mess, make a dimple in dry ingredients with tsp. Squeeze the lecithin into the bottom of the dimple about the size of a quarter. Add water slowly, add 3/4 cups and then the remaining 1/4 cup. Mix for 1 minute and check consistency. The dough mixer should be sticky and pull itself off bowl.
Mix/knead in mixer on medium setting for 5 minutes or knead for 5 minutes by hand.
Spray counter and hands with cooking spray and knead for a few seconds to form smooth ball.
Roll dough into a 15-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Place on a greased cookie sheet.
Spread cream cheese mixture lengthwise down center third of rectangle, then add the cherry pie filling.
On each long side, cut 1-in.-wide strips about 2-1/2-in. into center. Starting at one end, fold alternating strips at an angle across filling.
Pinch ends to seal and tuck under. Coat with butter and sprinkle with granulated sugar.
Cover and let rise for 5 minutes then bake at 350 for 25 minutes.
Remove from oven and place on cooling rack or cutting board with 2 spatulas. Serve and enjoy!
People Who’ve Made This
“I’m no baker so if I can make this bread then anyone can do it. This is so fast and easy!”
“I love making bread, but don’t like the time involved sometimes. This stuff is great. I can’t believe I can make delicious bread in under a hour. It is also so easy to use.“
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