Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 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.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.
Most Helpful

Really good! Doubled the recipe to make two loaves, also added 2 tsp of vanilla to the batter and reduced the sugar by 1/3 of a cup per loaf. After reading other reviews, made sure to grease the bottom of the pans really well and did not have any problems with sticking. Will definately make again!

~MollyM May 16, 2010

What a lovely bread. I made this today exactly (almost) as stated....I didn't have buttermilk so I mixed a tblsp. of vinegar into the milk and it turned out great. The cooking time was a bit longer (probably my oven) but the result was a very moist and delicious loaf. I know I will be making this again as it was very easy to put together and made my home smell heavenly !

cfletcher July 24, 2010

Killer cinnamon bread!! I did as another reviewer recommended, doubled the recipe and made it in a bundt pan. Then I brought it to work while it was still warm and everyone loved it! Mahalo for sharing!

phwright8 June 21, 2010