Amish Cinnamon Bread




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Introduction

Welcome to a delicious recipe for Amish Cinnamon Bread! This sweet and flavorful bread is perfect for breakfast or as a tasty snack any time of the day. With a delightful blend of cinnamon sugar throughout, this bread is sure to become a family favorite.

Why Make This Recipe

Making Amish Cinnamon Bread is a great way to enjoy a homemade treat that’s easy to prepare and delivers a warm, comforting taste. Whether you’re hosting a brunch or simply want to enjoy a cozy baking session, this recipe is a wonderful choice.

How to Make Amish Cinnamon Bread

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda

For the cinnamon sugar mixture:

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease two 9×5-inch loaf pans.
  2. Cream butter, 2 cups sugar, and eggs. Add buttermilk, flour, and baking soda.
  3. Divide the batter in half and pour 1/4 into each loaf pan.
  4. In a bowl, mix the ingredients for the cinnamon sugar mixture and sprinkle 3/4 of it over the batter in the pans.
  5. Top with the remaining batter, then sprinkle the rest of the cinnamon sugar mix on top.
  6. Swirl the batter with a knife.
  7. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

How to Serve Amish Cinnamon Bread

Slice the bread and serve it warm or at room temperature. Enjoy it on its own, with a cup of coffee or tea, or with a dollop of whipped cream for an extra special treat.

How to Store Amish Cinnamon Bread

Store the bread in an airtight container or wrapped in plastic wrap at room temperature for up to 3 days. For longer storage, freeze the bread and thaw it as needed.

Tips to Make Amish Cinnamon Bread

  • Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature for a well-mixed batter.
  • Be careful not to overmix the batter to keep the bread light and fluffy.
  • Feel free to add chopped nuts or raisins to the batter for extra texture and flavor.

Variation

For a healthier version, you can substitute some of the flour with whole wheat flour and reduce the sugar amount for a less sweet bread.

FAQs

  1. Can I use regular milk instead of buttermilk? While buttermilk gives a tangy flavor, you can substitute it with regular milk mixed with lemon juice or vinegar.
  2. Can I add raisins or nuts to the batter? Yes, adding raisins or nuts can enhance the texture and flavor of the bread.
  3. How can I make this bread gluten-free? You can use a gluten-free flour blend instead of regular flour for a gluten-free version of this recipe.

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