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Country Cinnamon Swirl Bread Recipe

Country Cinnamon Swirl Bread Recipe

"My husband and I have three active sons, so I'm always busy in the kitchen," writes Sharon Walker of Huntington Station, New York. "This rich quick bread is a favorite. I like to cover loaves with colored plastic wrap to give as gifts."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the butter, 1 cup sugar and egg until blended. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to egg mixture alternately with buttermilk. In a small bowl, combine the cinnamon and remaining sugar.
  • 2. Pour a third of the batter into a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan; sprinkle with a third of the cinnamon-sugar. Repeat layers twice. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 158 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 188 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.