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Cinnamon Bread

a cut loaf of cinnamon bread


  • 1 cup of softened butter

  • 2 cups of sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 cups of buttermilk (or 2 cups of milk plus 2 tablespoons of vinegar or lemon juice)

  • 4 cups of flour

  • 2 teaspoons of baking soda

  • 2/3 cups of sugar

  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon



  1. Mix the butter, 2 cups of sugar, and eggs.

  2. Add milk, flour, and baking soda.

  3. Put 1/2 of batter (or a little less) into 2 greased loaf pans (1/4 in each pan). 

  4. Mix the 2/3 cups of sugar and cinnamon in a separate bowl.

  5. Sprinkle 3/4 of the cinnamon mixture onto the top of the 1/2 batter in each pan.

  6. Add the remaining batter to the pans. Sprinkle on the last of the cinnamon topping.

  7. Swirl it with a knife. Bake it at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

  8. Let it cool in a pan for 20 minutes before removing it.

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