Cinnamon bread


If you love bread and cinnamon then you’ll love Cinnamon bread. It’s fresh, nutritious and easy to make. By Ntwenhle Gcabashe

Cinnamon bread

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 50 minutes

Serves: 6–8

  • 4–5 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed spices
  • 1 packet instant yeast
  • 1 cup castor sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup (250ml) warm milk
  • ½ cup ground cinnamon for sprinkling
  • ½ cup castor sugar for sprinkling
  • 1 egg for brushing
  • Maple syrup for serving
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C
  2. In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients.


3. Add liquid eggs, butter and milk. Mix well and knead for 8–10 minutes. Cover with a kitchen cloth and leave to double in size.

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4. Roll out onto a floured surface. Mix cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle on dough and roll to form long sausage shape.


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5. Cut in the middle and form flower shape.



6. Brush with egg and bake for 45–50 minutes.


7. Drizzle with maple syrup and serve.