Sister's Sweet Cinnamon - Swirl Bread

Total Time
4hrs
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 1 hr

A mostly whole wheat version of my sister's favourite bread for French toast! She likes whole wheat bread and this is a good way to bridge the two.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, whisk together flours, potato flakes, nutmeg, sugar and yeast.
  2. Add the evaporated milk, egg yolk, yogurt and vanilla, then turn mixer to medium low speed and mix with the dough hook for 8 minutes.
  3. Add oil and salt, and continue to mix 7 minutes longer. (Alternatively you can do this by hand, but you will need a longer mix time).
  4. Cover bowl and let rest 10 minutes.
  5. Turn the dough out onto a greased countertop and by hand, knead the raisins into the dough to evenly disperse them without breaking them up.
  6. Place back into the bowl, cover and allow to rest 1 hour.
  7. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine brown sugar, cinnamon, tapioca starch and egg. Set aside.
  8. When dough has rested, punch down and roll out into a rectangle with the "short" ends the length of the loaf pan.
  9. Evenly spread the sugar/cinnamon mixture over the dough, leaving a 1" space on one short end.
  10. Sprinkle the cinnamon chips over the "far" 2/3 of the dough (this helps prevent them leaking through and sticking to the pan!).
  11. Roll up dough gently (the filling is quite liquidy), pinching the un-spiced end to seal.
  12. Place in a greased loaf pan.
  13. Cover and allow to rise 45 minutes, until almost doubled.
  14. Preheat the oven to 350°F and bake 1 hour, tenting the loaf lightly with aluminum foil for the final 25 minutes.