CHEESE-FILLED GINGER BREAD

 

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  • Servings: 16-20 servings
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Ingredients

  • 1 package ( 8 ounces ) cream cheese,softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • Batter:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons each baking soda and salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup each milk and vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts
  • Glaze:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  • In a large mixing bowl,beat the first four ingredients,until smooth; set aside. In a large bowl,combine the flour,sugar,baking soda,salt,and ginger.In another bowl,beat the eggs,milk, oil and molasses until smooth.Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.Fold in walnuts.
  • Spoon a third of the batter into a greased and floured 10-in.fluted tube pan.Top with the reserved cream cheese mixture.Carefully spoon remaining batter over filling.Bake at 350 for 40-50 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
  • For glaze,combine confectioners' sugar and enough milk to achieve desired consistency.Drizzle over bread.Store in the refrigerator.

Notes

Recipe from the Taste of Home cookbook

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