Fruity Cream Cheese Filling

This simple recipe is combined with sweet dough to make a pastry proud enough to serve to company.

Yield

3/4 cup

Ingredients

2 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 cup granulated (white) sugar
1 tablespoon butter, room temperature
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 cup strawberry jam or preserves of your choice

Directions

In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, butter and lemon juice until smooth.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 5 minutes

Additional Information

Use for Braided Coffee Cake or Coffee Cake Ring. Refer to each coffee cake recipe for directions on adding jam.

Nutritional Information

1 serving (1 each) equals 57 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 26 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

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