Strawberries and Cream Bread

Source: Bridgford Foods

Category: Breads

Type: Sweet


Qty Measure Ingredient


1 loaf Frozen Bread Dough, thawed

6 ounces cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup chopped, fresh strawberries

1/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

Melted butter for brushing dough

Instructions: In a medium size bowl, beat cream cheese, strawberries, sugar and vanilla until creamy; set aside.

On a lightly floured surface, roll out thawed dough to a rectangle 10 x 14 inches.

Carefully transfer dough onto greased baking sheet. Spread cream cheese mixture lengthwise down center third of dough.

With kitchen shears or a sharp knife, make 2-inch long cuts (or until the cut hits the filling) at 1-inch intervals down both of the 14-inch sides.

Fold strips diagonally over filling, overlapping strips to give a braided look. Pinch dough to seal seams.

Brush dough with melted butter. Let rise in a warm area until puffy (45 minutes - 1 hour).

Bake at 375* for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven to cool on wire rack.

Combine glaze ingredients and mix well. Drizzle over bread.



Background: Note: If fresh strawberries are not available, strawberry perserves may be substituted, but decrease sugar to 2 tablespoons.

Serves: 0

Yields: 1 loaf

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