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Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread Recipe
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Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread Recipe

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While cinnamon bread is a natural for breakfast, we love it so much we enjoy it all day long. This is a nice twist on traditional cinnamon swirl yeast breads. —Helen Richardson, Shelbyville, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons milk

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 179 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 173 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine flour, 1 cup sugar, baking soda and salt. Combine buttermilk, egg and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and remaining sugar.
  2. Grease the bottom only of a 9x5-in. loaf pan. Pour half of the batter into pan; sprinkle with half the cinnamon-sugar. Carefully spread with remaining batter and sprinkle with remaining cinnamon-sugar; cut through batter with a knife to swirl.
  3. Bake 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Combine confectioners' sugar and enough milk to reach desired consistency; drizzle over loaf. Yield: 1 loaf.
Originally published as Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread in Country Woman March/April 1997, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 179 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 173 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2015

"great bread!! It uses A LOT of sugar. I didn't use all the suggested amount. And mine did not swirl the same....came out more brown than swirled, but it was very moist."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2015

"Way too sweet for me but the kids loved it. I'll definitely make this again but next time I'll cut back on the amount of sugar used in the sugar/cinnamon mixture."

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Reviewed Mar. 1, 2015

"This is a good bread, easy enough. I had to let it cook the full amount of time. It is a pleasantly cinnamon flavor, I added pecans, plus I put a drop or two of vanilla in the glaze."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2015

"This was very good. I also added extra cinnamon and some vanilla in the batter. I always use some whole wheat pastry flour in addition to regular. I must say though, if you baked this for as long as this recipe states, it would be too well done. I baked mine for 40 minutes, and I think that was a couple minutes too long. I think the glaze adds an extra sweetness and nice flavor to this bread, but I always add a little melted butter into my glaze to give it some thickness and substance. I would definitely make this again."

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Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"Made this bread today. Was easy and absolutely wonderful. Will share this."

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