Cinnamon Swirl Bread

READY IN: 55mins
Katzen
Recipe by Sydney Mike

This recipe comes from the 2008 cookbook, Taste of Home Dinner on a Dime. Preparation time does not include the 2 1/2 hours needed for the dough to rise twice.

Top Review by djmastermum

This is a very nice bread, kind of cakey. Made the house smell like a bakey, and had everyone commenting lol Made for Au/Nz Swap #39.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water, then add the milk, 1/2 cup of the sugar, eggs, butter, salt & 2 1/2 cups of the flour, beating until smooth. Stir in enough of the remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  2. Turn onto a floured surface, then knead for 6 to 8 minutes or until smooth & elastic.
  3. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top, then cover & let rise in a warm place about 1 hour or until doubled.
  4. Grease two 9"x5" loaf pans.
  5. Punch dough down, then divide in half. Roll each half into an 18"x8" rectangle.
  6. In a small bowl, combine cinnamon & remaining 1/2 cup of sugar, then sprinkle this cinnamon mixture over the dough, before rolling each rectangle up from a short side. Pinch the seam to seal the dough.
  7. Place seam side down in the prepared loaf pans, then cover them & let rise until doubled, about 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F & bake the loaves for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Remove from pans & cool on wire racks.

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