Quick Buttermilk Cinnamon Bread

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

This quick and easy bread recipe allows you to share a good-looking loaf with a friend. Or make five mini loaves for the church bazarr or for freezing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl combine oil and sugar; add buttermilk and eggs and mix well; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  3. Fill 2 greased 8"x4"x2" loaf pans (or five 5"x2 1/2" mini loaf pans) about 1/3 full.
  4. Combine cinnamon and remaining 1 cup sugar; sprinkle half over the batter; top with remaining batter and cinnamon-sugar; swirl batter with a knife; sprinkle with nuts.
  5. Bake at 350°, 45-55 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean; cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
Most Helpful

4 5

I had a previous recipe which included a TON of butter. I was intrigued by this recipe since I always use Canola oil in my baked goods (heart healthy). I also subbed 1c. of whole wheat flour in place of 1 of the cups of flour to make it more healthy. With the exception of those substitutions & reducing the cinnamon/sugar mixture to 1/2c. sugar, I made the recipe as instructed. It was plenty sweet and satisfied my craving for warm cinnamon quick bread. I also baked the entire recipe in a greased Bundt pan which always works out better for me. Tip: if you don't have buttermilk, measure 1T. of vinegar, pour into 1 c. measure and fill remaining amount with milk. (1T for each cup). Let sit for a few minutes, add in place of buttermilk.

5 5

Really good warm out of the oven! Couple of changes that I made were increasing the salt to 1-1/2 teaspoons and I also added 1 teaspoon of cinnamon to the batter itself, in addition to the cinnamon that was swirled throughout. I sprayed my loaf pans with Pam and also lined the bottoms with parchment for added ease in removing the loaves. While they were still hot I drizzled a glaze over the top that consisted of powdered sugar and French Vanilla Coffee-Mate creamer. Loved the ease of just mixing the batter up by hand really quick and not needing the mixer! This recipe has been added to my book of keepers!

5 5

My family loved it! Thank you for this easy, fast, delicious recipe. I didn't have buttermilk and used plain yogurt instead and turned out great.