Amish Cinnamon Bread






Amish Cinnamon Bread. Our goal: Make a quick version of this beloved “friendship bread” without losing any of its sweet flavor or knockout aroma.

Ingredients

Batter:

2 cups sugar

2 eggs

1 cup butter, softened

2 cups buttermilk or 2 cups milk plus 2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon juice

4 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

Cinnamon/sugar mixture:

2/3 cups sugar

2 teaspoons cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Cream together butter, 2 cups of sugar, and eggs. Add milk, flour, and baking soda.
  2. Put 1/2 of batter (or a little less) into greased loaf pans (1/4 in each pan). Mix in separate bowl the 2/3 c sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Sprinkle 3/4 of cinnamon mixture on top of the 1/2 batter in each pan. Add remaining batter to pans; sprinkle with last of cinnamon topping. Swirl with a knife.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 min. or until toothpick tester come clean.
  5. Cool in pan for 20 minutes before removing from pan.