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Cinnamon Swirl Bread



  • Serves 8
  • Cooks in 60 mins (20m prep + 40m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Sweet bread

local_grocery_store Ingredients

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  1. 1.In a large mixing bowl, combine the sifted flour, granulated sugar, and salt.
  2. 2.In a separate bowl, dissolve the yeast in warm milk and let it sit for 5 minutes until foamy.
  3. 3.Add the melted butter and beaten egg to the yeast mixture.
  4. 4.Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
  5. 5.Knead the dough on a floured surface for about 5 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  6. 6.Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover with a clean kitchen towel, and let it rise in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  7. 7.Punch down the dough and roll it out into a rectangle shape.
  8. 8.In a small bowl, mix together the cinnamon and brown sugar.
  9. 9.Sprinkle the cinnamon-sugar mixture evenly over the dough.
  10. 10.Roll up the dough tightly from one end to form a log.
  11. 11.Place the dough log into a greased loaf pan and cover with the kitchen towel.
  12. 12.Let the dough rise for another 30 minutes.
  13. 13.Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  14. 14.Bake the bread for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.
  15. 15.Remove the bread from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  16. 16.Transfer the bread to a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.
  17. 17.Enjoy your homemade cinnamon swirl bread!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor an extra touch of sweetness, drizzle a simple glaze made with powdered sugar and milk over the cooled bread.
  • chevron_rightServe the bread warm with a pat of butter for a truly indulgent treat.
  • chevron_rightMake a double batch and freeze one loaf for later. Just thaw and reheat whenever you're craving a slice of cinnamon heaven!