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Easy Cinnamon Bread Recipe

This bread is a cross between a typical baking powder-leavened quick bread and a yeast bread. The result: a cinnamon coffee cake-tasting loaf that's wonderful served plain and incredible toasted.—Taste of Home Cooking School
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + resting Bake: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup warm milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup cinnamon baking chips
  • Cinnamon-sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, yeast, cinnamon and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together milk, butter and egg. Add milk mixture to flour mixture; beat until smooth. Cover and let rest for 1 hour.
  • 2. Stir baking powder and cinnamon chips into batter. Spoon into a greased 8-in x 4-in. loaf pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).