Fruity Cream Cheese Filling
This simple filling recipe is combined with sweet dough to make a pastry I am proud to serve to company. —Jenny Reece, Lowry, Minnesota
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 5 min.
Makesabout 3/4 cup
- 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter, softened
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/4 cup strawberry jam or preserves of your choice
- In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, butter and lemon juice until smooth. Use for Braided Coffee Cake or Coffee Cake Ring. Refer to each coffee cake recipe for directions on adding jam.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 57 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 26mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Fruity Cream Cheese Filling in Quick Cooking March/April 2000
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