Amish Cinnamon Bread Alternative

Angela (Grammy) Derby

By
@Angela_Derby

This bread reminds me of the Friendship Bread that uses a starter, and then you pass on the starter to friends and neighbbors. It makes 2 loaves, like its' counter-part and is delicious too!


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Serves:
Yields: 2 loaves
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

BATTER:

1 c
butter, softened
2 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
buttermilk or 2 cups milk plus 2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon juice
4 c
flour
2 tsp
baking soda

CINNAMON/SUGAR MIXTURE: MIX IN SEPARATE BOWL.

2/3 c
sugar
2 tsp
cinnamon

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350'F. Grease and flour 2 (9X5") loaf pans.

2Cream together butter, 2 cups of sugar, and eggs. Add milk, flour, and baking soda.

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

4In separate bowl, mix the 2/3 c sugar and cinnamon.

5Divide 3/4 of cinnamon mixture, and sprinkle onto the top of the batter in each pan.

6Add remaining batter to pans; sprinkle with last of cinnamon topping. Swirl with a knife to create a marble effect. If you like and save some cinnamon/sugar mix to sprinkle on the top.

7Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick tester come clean.

8Cool in pan for 15-20 minutes before removing from pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American