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Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread

 Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread
When I was married, 26 years ago, I bought two popular cookbooks to learn the "basics". Now, I have over 2,000 cookbooks, booklets and recipe magazines I read like others read novels! I take my bread - which I've been making for 20 years - to potlucks and parties. Plus, my family's always loved it. —Helen Richardson, Shelbyville, Michigan
16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

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Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • reach desired consistency; drizzle over loaf. Yield: 1 loaf.
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.