Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread

Total Time
10 mins
50 mins

This rich quick bread is a favorite with my family. I often give my husband a few slices to take with him on his commute to work, along with a tall travel mug of coffee.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together butter, 1 cup sugar, and egg.
  3. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the cinnamon and remaining 1/3 cup sugar.
  6. Pour a third of the batter into a greased 8X4X2-inch loaf pan.
  7. Sprinkle a third of the cinnamon sugar on top of batter.
  8. Repeat layers twice.
  9. Bake for 45-50 minutes, until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  10. Cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  11. Remove from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.