Cinnamon Sugar Bread Recipe

Swirled through with cinnamon and sugar bits, Cinnamon Sugar Bread is so yummy, and easy to make. It’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, or for dessert!

Fall is the perfect time for all kinds of bread. Although I make this recipe all year long, there’s just something about warm out-of-the-oven bread during the crisp weather months.

This is one of those recipes that literally takes minutes for my family to consume. Not kidding—within ten minutes, the entire loaf is finished off. If I want any, I have to get the first slice!

Cinnamon Sugar Bread
Cinnamon Sugar Bread

Cinnamon Sugar Bread Recipe

The middle is swirled with cinnamony sugar goodness, and the rich, buttery bread just melts in your mouth. To be honest, it’s more like a cake, and you can actually make it in 9×13 dish too! (Just adjust the baking time.) But I prefer the loaf, drizzling it with a delightful glaze, and slicing it up for serving.

If you’re having guests overnight guests, serving breakfast, or hosting a brunch, this is the perfect recipe. It’s super easy to make, and SO yummy.

Cinnamon Sugar Bread

The glaze is actually optional…so feel free to leave it off if you prefer. I love the way it looks and tastes, so I usually do add it, but this bread can definitely stand alone.

Cinnamon Sugar Bread

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This is also a great bread for giving! I like using small disposable loaf pans or mini loaf pans, and wrapping them up for gifts. Just be sure to adjust the baking time, because they’ll bake much faster.

Cinnamon Sugar Bread

Swirled through with cinnamon and sugar bits, Cinnamon Sugar Bread is so yummy, and easy to make. It’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, or for dessert!

Cinnamon Sugar Bread

Cinnamon Sugar Bread

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Kierste Wade | Old Salt Farm
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8
Swirled through with cinnamon and sugar bits, Cinnamon Sugar Bread is so yummy, and easy to make. It's perfect for breakfast, brunch, or for dessert!


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup melted butter, Yes, another one! Keep them separate.
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

Cinnamon Glaze

  • 1 c. powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons very soft butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • dash salt


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add the eggs, vanilla, milk, and 1/2 c. melted butter, and mix well. Pour into a greased loaf pan. Melt the second 1/2 c. butter, and stir in the cinnamon, flour, and brown sugar. Pour on top of the batter and swirl through with a butter knife, making sure to get all the way to the bottom. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until done through.
  • While it's baking, make the Cinnamon Glaze. Place the powdered sugar and softened butter in a bowl Add the milk a little bit at a time until you get the right consistency. Add the vanilla and salt, mix well. Mix in the cinnamon.
  • When the bread is finished baking, cool for 15 minutes before drizzling the glaze over the top.
Course :Bread, Breads, Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine :American
Keyword :Breads, Cinnamon, Fall Baking, Fall Desserts, Fall Recipes
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  1. Hello Kierste, I made the cinnamon swirl cake last weekend. It was easy to make, and delicious. Thank you for the recipe.

  2. Hi Kierste,
    Your cake looks so good…I have this need to a cinnamon cake…I dont no why..(:
    I like to ask you if you in any chance have the recipe in grams…if not please tell me what are tsp stand for, is it tee spoon? And what is T for? Where I come from we dont use those amounts and im not sure. ..
    Thank you very much, waiting for your answer so I can get to work and make this good looking cake :)

    1. Hello, Nava! Yes–you need to make this!! :) I don’t have the recipe in grams, but tsp. stands for teaspoon and T stands for Tablespoon. Here’s a handy conversion guide that can help!! Let me know what you think…it’s super yummy!!

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