Excellent, color, texture and taste. My family just loves this bread.
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup softened cream cheese
2 tablespoons melted butter
1 beaten egg
4 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups bread flour
1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
Place the ingredients in the bread pan in the order recommended by your machine's manufacturer. Process on the Basic cycle, Light Crust setting.
Alternately, let dough to rise once in the machine, then form a loaf, place it in a nonstick sprayed 9 x 5-inch loaf pan. Let it rise to double.
Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for approximately 35 minutes.
This recipe yields a 1 1/2 pound loaf.