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Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Cook Time35 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 1 loaf
Author: Melanie - Gather for Bread


  • 1 cup milk
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt

For Filling:

  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  • Melt butter in microwave using a microwave safe bowl. Let cool for several minutes In a large mixing bowl combine milk, melted butter sugar, yeast, flour, salt and cinnamon. Mix with flat beater just until combined. Switch to dough hook and knead for about 7-8 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
  • Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down; divide in half. Roll dough into approximately an 18-in. x 8-in. rectangle. Combine cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over the dough. Roll up each rectangle from a short side; pinch seam to seal.
  • Place seam side down in two greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1-1/2 hours.
  • Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans and cool on wire rack.