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Cinnamon Swirl Bread

This Cinnamon Swirl Bread recipe has a ribbon of cinnamon sugar baked into the middle! It's as beautiful as it is delicious.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon, cinnamon dessert, cinnamon swirl bread
Author Kasey Schwartz

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • For the Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons whole milk

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°. Grease the bottom only of a 9x5-in. loaf pan.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, 1 cup sugar, baking soda and salt. Combine buttermilk, egg and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and remaining sugar.
  • Pour half the batter into the pan and sprinkle with half the cinnamon-sugar.
  • Add the remaining batter and sprinkle with remaining cinnamon-sugar; cut through batter with a knife to swirl.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool 10 minutes before removing from the pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • To a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and milk. Drizzle over loaf.