Lemon Coconut Bread With Cheese Filling Recipe

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Lemon Coconut Bread With Cheese Filling
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  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 8x4-inch loaf pan; set aside.
  2. Combine sugar, butter and eggs in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add 1/2 cup milk, lemon juice and lemon peel; continue beating until well mixed. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt until well mixed.
  3. Reserve 2 tablespoons coconut; set aside. Combine cream cheese and 3 tablespoons powdered sugar in small bowl until well mixed. Stir in remaining coconut.
  4. Spoon half of batter into prepared pan. Drop teaspoonfuls of filling mixture evenly over batter. Spoon remaining batter over filling; smooth top with back of spoon.
  5. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until top is deep golden brown. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack; cool completely.
  6. Combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar and enough half & half in small bowl for desired glazing consistency. Spoon over bread; sprinkle with reserved coconut.
  7. Recipe Tip
  8. To toast coconut, spread coconut into single layer on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350°F. for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light golden brown. Remove from baking sheet. Cool completely.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 302.95 Kcal (1268 kJ)
Calories from fat 115.47 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.83g 20%
Cholesterol 30.84mg 10%
Sodium 259.15mg 11%
Potassium 403.37mg 9%
Total Carbs 43.91g 15%
Sugars 26.42g 106%
Dietary Fiber 0.46g 2%
Protein 3.96g 8%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 3%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 42.8mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 338.55 Kcal (1417 kJ)
Calories from fat 129.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.34g 20%
Cholesterol 34.46mg 10%
Sodium 289.61mg 11%
Potassium 450.76mg 9%
Total Carbs 49.07g 15%
Sugars 29.52g 106%
Dietary Fiber 0.51g 2%
Protein 4.42g 8%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 3%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 47.8mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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