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Homemade Cinnamon Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Homemade Cinnamon Bread, by , is from Booth Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Margaret Booth


1 1/2 cups warm water
1 (1/4 oz) pkg dry active yeast
3 Tablespoons lightly packed light brown sugar
3 Tablespoons unsalted butter softened
3 3/4 to 4 1/2 cups all purpose flour, divided
3/4 tsp kosher salt
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted
1/4 cup white sugar
2 Tablespoons cinnamon

Pour warm water in a large bowl and sprinkle yeast on top and set 5 minutes to allow yeast to proof
Add brown sugar, softened butter, 2 cups flour and salt
Beat medium for 3 minutes. Stir in 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 cups additional flour until dough
pulls away cleanly from sides of the bowl
Knead on floured surface adding 1/2 to 3/4 cup additional flour
until dough is smooth and elastic(about 10 minutes)
Place dough in large greased bowl and cover loosely with plastic wrap
Let rise in warm place until doubled in size 30-45 minutes
Lightly mist a 9x5 loaf pan with non sticking spray
Punch down the dough and roll into a rectangle about 9 on short side and 1/4 thick
Brush with melted butter. Combine the white sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Spread evenly over the melted butter
Starting at short side roll into a tight log Transfer to loaf pan, cover loosely with plastic wrap
Allow to rise in warm place 30 min Remove plastic wrap. Bake in preheated oven 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes




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