Cinnamon Roll Quick Bread

Cinnamon Roll Bread has become one of my favorite quick bread recipes around casa
twelveOeight.  It makes a great bread to serve for a coffee play-date with friends, as 
well as a wonderful addition to our Christmas morning breakfast.
I think I may whip up a few extra batches this year to wrap up and keep on hand for 
last minute gift giving (and to feed weary elves) too. 
Getting the fluffy, sweet taste of a cinnamon roll without using yeast is the best part
of making a quick bread.  Well, the icing may be the best part.  Not waiting for dough
to rise is the runner up.
Apparently, cinnamon is a thermogenic as well as it speeds up your metabolism.
Bring on the cinnamon!
See, you feel better about the icing don’t you? 
Me too 🙂

Cinnamon Roll Quick Bread Recipe

makes one regular size loaf or three mini loaves
adapted from this recipe 
2 cups of flour or gluten free flour blend
1 T. baking powder
1/4 t. salt
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup of milk or milk substitute
1/3 cup sour cream
1/2 cup sugar
3 t. cinnamon
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
2 T. milk or milk substitute
Preheat oven to 350*
Grease baking pan(s).  In a mixing bowl combine first four ingredients and set aside. 
In a second bowl, combine the egg, milk and sour cream, and add to the flour mixture.
Blend well and even distribute the swirl mixture in a lengthwise line across the top of 
each loaf.  Using a knife or fork, swirl the mixture into the dough a few times to create
a pattern without over-stirring.  You want to keep the swirly effect.
Bake one loaf for approximately 40 minutes, or three mini loaves for about 25 until 
they are turning golden on top and a toothpick comes out clean when tested.
Remove from oven, and cool on a baking rack.  Once loaves are cool, you may leave
them in their baking pans, or remove and drizzle with icing mixture.

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  1. Me wants some! hehe Seriously!!! It looks so yummy!

  2. You had me at 'cinnamon roll bread'!!! 🙂

  3. oh! these really look delicious Tanya 🙂 & with that icing, I would love some now 🙂
    wish you a beautiful and happy Thanksgiving too!

  4. this looks fantastic!! I am going to make it this weekend!!

  5. I'm sold on not having to wait for the dough to rise. This looks divine!!

  6. I love quick and easy breads too. This looks like the perfect bread to wrap up as gifts!

  7. Looks amazing!

  8. oh yum! totally making this for the holidays! xoxo featuring you tonight.

  9. Hi there! Found your recipe on Pinterest- thanks for sharing!

    Question- I made it exactly as you posted and put it in a single loaf pan, but when I went to sprinkle on the "swirl." the amount of the sugar/cinnamo mix covered the entire top of the loaf almost a quarter of an inch! It was impossible to "swirl" it b/c it was so thick. I ended up just kind of mixing

    • I agree Sturgmom, I just made this recently and my loaf was brown because it was way too much cinnamon topping for that much dough. Next time I will half or even quarter the amount, mix in, then bake.

  10. Hi @ Sturgmom! I would use a spoon to gently fold in the cinnamon and sugar mix into the batter before baking if it seems to thick across the top. Sounds like it turned out good!! 🙂

  11. Oh, I'm excited to try this!

  12. Tanya I think I can smell it from here! Yum!! Thank you so much for linking up to Get Your DIY On! I hope you'll join us today with your "all-star" projects!!

    Mandy @ The Hankful House Blog

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