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Carrie's Cinnamon Bread Recipe

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Anne Marie Powers
Added: Saturday, September 26, 2009


Carrie’s Cinnamon Bread


1 pkg. Active dry yeast
¼ Warm water
2 C Milk, scalded
1/3 C Sugar
2 t Salt
¼ C Shortening (Crisco)
1 Egg
5 ¾ to 6 ¼ C All purpose flour

½ C Sugar
1 t Cinnamon


1. Soften yeast in warm water. Combine hot milk, sugar, salt and shortening. Cool to luke warm. Stir in 2 C flour. Beat well and add to yeast mixture. Add enough flour to make a stiff satiny dough.
2. Put in a lightly greased bowl and cover with damp cloth. Put in a warm, draft free, place to rise. Rise to double in bulk, about 1 ¼ hours. Punch down. Divide into 2 balls and then roll out into 2 rectangles 15 X 7 inches.
3. Make swirl: Combine sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle it on the (2) rolled out dough. Sprinkle with 1 ½ T water over each.
4. Roll into loaves.
5. Put into greased loaf pans.
6. Cover and let rise until doubled in size. About 45 minutes.
7. Bake at 375F for 30 minutes.




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