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cinnamon sugar bread with cinnamon swirl
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Cinnamon Sugar Bread

Cinnamon Sugar Bread is like eating a cinnamon & sugar cake donut but better. Easy & delicious this bread is ready to devour in an hour.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 2957kcal
Author: Sandra


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup canola oil


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter 9x5x3'' loaf pan with 1 tbsp butter and set aside.
  • In a small bowl combine 1/3 cup sugar and 3 teaspoons cinnamon, stir together and set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon and remaining 1 cup sugar. Sift together to combine.
  • In a small mixing bowl whisk together egg, milk, oil and vanilla extract. Stir by hand into flour mixture until combined.
  • Pour half of the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Sprinkle with half of the cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  • Add the remaining batter, using a butter knife swirl batter. Then top with the remaining cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  • Place in the preheated oven and bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool loaf pan on cooling rack for 10 minutes. 
    Remove loaf from pan onto a large plate. The loose cinnamon and sugar will come off onto the plate. 
    Carefully press all the sides of the bread onto the cinnamon and sugar that comes off onto the plate. Slice and serve.


Calories: 2957kcal | Carbohydrates: 482g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 100g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 218mg | Sodium: 2031mg | Potassium: 1862mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 279g | Vitamin A: 985IU | Calcium: 938mg | Iron: 14mg