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Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Servings 10


  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar divided
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon


  • Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the bottom and sides of an 8 inch loaf pan.
  • 1. In a large bowl beat butter, 1 cup sugar and egg until well incorporated.
  • 2. In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, stir to combine.
  • 3. Add the flour to the egg mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Start with 1/3 of the flour, half of the buttermilk, 1/3 of flour, the remaining buttermilk and then adding the last 1/3 of flour. Mixing with each addition just until incorporated.
  • 4. In a small bow, combine the cinnamon with 1/3 cup of sugar.
  • 5. Using the prepared 8 inch greased loaf pan, place 1/3 of the batter into the bottom of the loaf pan. Sprinkle 1/3 of the cinnamon/sugar mixture over the batter. Repeat the layers 2 more times , ending with the last 1/3 of cinnamon sugar as the topping.
  • 6. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from the oven, cool 15 minutes before removing the loaf from the pan to a cooling rack to cool completely.