Saturday, November 22, 2008

Have a wonderful weekend! :-)

illustration courtesy of
"Deer Near Cabin" by M. Caroselli

Cinnamon Quick Bread

Cinnamon Quick Bread
1 loaf

2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter, melted
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease one 9x5 inch loaf pan. Combine 2 cups flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, and salt. Combine buttermilk, oil, eggs and vanilla. Add to dry ingredients; beat 3 minutes. Pour into prepared loaf pan. Smooth top. Combine 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Pour topping over batter. Using knife, cut in a light swirling motion to give a marbled effect. Bake for 50-55 minutes; until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool 5 minutes. Remove bread from pan; cool on rack and enjoy!