This is one of the most scrumptious cinnamon bread recipes that I’ve ever come across and it’s super easy to make. I like to make up a bunch of loaves and wrap them in holiday paper. I’ll then tie some ribbons around them and take them to different people in my neighborhood. Giving food as a gift is a wonderful idea that many people enjoy. One year, I made this bread and took it to my local nursing home to give to the residents.

Do you enjoy giving treats as gifts?



1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 cups buttermilk or 2 cups milk plus 2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon juice
4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda

Cinnamon/sugar mixture:
2/3 cups sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon


Cream together butter, 2 cups of sugar, and eggs. Add milk, flour, and baking soda. Put 1/2 of batter (or a little less) into greased loaf pans (1/4 in each pan). Mix in separate bowl the 2/3 c sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle 3/4 of cinnamon mixture on top of the 1/2 batter in each pan. Add remaining batter to pans; sprinkle with last of cinnamon topping. Swirl with a knife. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 min. or until toothpick tester come clean.
Cool in pan for 20 minutes before removing from pan.

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