Cream Cheese Nut Bread

A light bread with wonderful flavor and texture.

Ingredients

2-3 oz. packages cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup sugar 2 egg whites 1 tbsp all-purpose flour 1 tbsp grated orange peel BATTER: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg 2/3 cup milk 2/3 cup honey 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available

Instructions

In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar; beat in the egg whites. Stir in flour and orange peel; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. In a small bowl, beat the egg, milk, honey and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in walnuts. Spoon a fourth of the batter into two greased 8"x4"x2" loaf pans. Spread reserved cream cheese mixture to within 1/2 in. of edges. Spoon remaining batter over filling and carefully spread to cover (pans will not be very full). Bake at 325 degrees for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 loaves