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Amish Cinnamon Bread




  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups buttermilk or 2 cups milk plus 2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon juice
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

Cinnamon/sugar mixture

  • 2/3 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon


  1. Cream together butter, 2 cups sugar and eggs.
  2. Add milk, flour and baking soda.
  3. Put half of batter (or a little less) into greased loaf pans (1/4 in each pan).
  4. In a separate bowl mix the 2/3 cup sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Sprinkle 3/4 of cinnamon mixture on top of the batter in each pan.
  6. Add remaining batter to pans; sprinkle with last of cinnamon topping. Swirl with a knife.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45-50 minutes or until a wooden pick comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan for 20 minutes before removing from pan.

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