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Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Cinnamon Raisin Bread via #BrunchWeek #Bread #RecipeLet’s talk about bread today. To be exact, homemade Cinnamon Raisin Bread. Ever since I took the plunge in working with yeast earlier this year I’ve been expanding my bread making horizons. We love to eat Cinnamon Raisin Bread in our home and I knew that two homemade loaves were really going to hit the spot. Growing up as a kid I loved to eat Cinnamon Raisin Bread toasted smeared with butter and sprinkled with additional sugar and a pinch of cinnamon. If we didn’t have Cinnamon Raisin Bread on hand my mom would just toast white bread for me. Seriously, when I wasn’t eating soup for breakfast (yes, that’s a true story) I was eating cinnamon sugar toast or for a real delicacy Cinnamon Raisin Bread with butter and cinnamon-sugar.

Cinnamon Raisin Bread via #BrunchWeek #Bread #Recipe

I was shocked at how easy this recipe was. This was my first full loaf bread baked in 8×8 bread loaf pans. I was a bit nervous as I always am when baking bread. After a few hours of rising and then baking I knew that my bread was a success! After it cooled I sliced a thick piece of the Cinnamon Raisin Bread to give it a taste test. It was amazing. More than I could have ever dreamed of. Full of cinnamon and plump raisins. Although, the next time I think I’ll make it a little sweeter. But other than that… its amazing!
Cinnamon Raisin Bread via #BrunchWeek #Bread #Recipe

So whether you are baking Cinnamon Raisin Bread for an every day breakfast or plan on hosting a brunch this Mother’s day. You may just want to include baking some fresh homemade Cinnamon Raisin bread and adding this to the spread!

For the full recipe go visit King Arthur for the Cinnamon Raisin Bread recipe.


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41 Responses to “Cinnamon Raisin Bread”

  1. Ellen Christian posted on May 6, 2013 at 10:01 am (#)

    Cinnamon raisin bread is one of my very favorite breads!

    • Katie replied on May 6th, 2013 at 10:20 am

      It’s much easier to make than I thought!

  2. Christine (Cook the Story) posted on May 6, 2013 at 11:10 am (#)

    I adore cinnamon raisin bread! And easy too? I’m in love!

    • Katie replied on May 6th, 2013 at 12:46 pm

      Super easy to make, Christine!

  3. Samantha posted on May 6, 2013 at 11:13 am (#)

    I always buy the Ezekial brand Cinnamon Raisin bread and toast it and add peanut butter. I guess I’ll have to start making it now!!

    • Katie replied on May 6th, 2013 at 1:15 pm

      Sam–go make your own. Not only will you impress yourself but you’ll also love how fresh it taste!

  4. Jane's Adventures in Dinner posted on May 6, 2013 at 11:54 am (#)

    Homemade bread-nothing better in the whole world.

  5. Jessica@AKitchenAddiction posted on May 6, 2013 at 12:47 pm (#)

    Homemade bread is the best! I would love eating a couple of thick slices for breakfast!

    • Katie replied on May 6th, 2013 at 1:17 pm

      I agree Jessica! Now that I can make my own I’m hooked!

  6. Laura Dembowski posted on May 6, 2013 at 1:53 pm (#)

    Love homemade raisin bread! It is so comforting! Yours looks great! I would try to slice a piece warm next time – there’s nothing better!

    • Katie replied on May 6th, 2013 at 9:15 pm

      Thanks for visiting and the kind compliments! I’ll be a rebel next time and slice it warm!

  7. Allison (Spontaneous Tomato) posted on May 6, 2013 at 2:23 pm (#)

    This looks perfect! I’m impressed that you got it to turn out so well on your first try. I also love cinnamon sugar toast… even better if it’s on cinnamon bread! 🙂

    • Katie replied on May 6th, 2013 at 9:15 pm

      Oh wow thanks Allison! I’ve learned that I have to be way patient!

  8. Suzanne posted on May 6, 2013 at 5:32 pm (#)

    Your bread looks great! I guess you’ve overcome your fear of yeast?

    • Katie replied on May 6th, 2013 at 9:12 pm

      Yes–well sort of. I’m still very hesitant with the yeast making, but after I continue to keep baking breads and all things yeasty–I’m becoming more comfortable!

  9. Dianna posted on May 6, 2013 at 6:50 pm (#)

    I can almost smell those loaves! Boy, do I love some homemade bread… 🙂

    • Katie replied on May 6th, 2013 at 9:10 pm

      Thanks Dianna! I know… I love the way the house smells when I’m baking bread!

  10. ashley - baker by nature posted on May 6, 2013 at 9:32 pm (#)

    This bread looks perfect! I totally want a slice with my breakfast now…

    • Katie replied on May 6th, 2013 at 10:55 pm

      Thanks Ashley!

  11. Terri/LoveandConfections posted on May 7, 2013 at 8:14 pm (#)

    I bet this made your whole house smell amazing when it came out of the oven! Looks great!

  12. Nutmeg Nanny posted on May 8, 2013 at 11:54 am (#)

    This cinnamon raisin loaf looks wonderful, I love homemade breads 🙂

    • Katie replied on May 8th, 2013 at 5:12 pm

      Thanks Brandy! Now that I can bake bread I’m addicted!


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