Cinnamon Loaf

Cinnamon Loaf


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A cinnamon cake is a great treat to accompany a morning cup of tea or coffee. This is an easy to make recipe that never fails.


Serves: 12 

  • Cake
  • 250g plain flour
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (250ml) buttermilk
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • Topping
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons butter

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

  1. Cake: Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a 23x12cm loaf tin.
  2. Measure the flour, sugar, baking powder, bicarb soda, 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, salt, buttermilk, oil, eggs and vanilla into large mixing bowl. Beat 3 minutes. Pour into prepared loaf tin. Smooth top.
  3. Topping: Combine the topping ingredients; caster sugar, cinnamon and butter, mixing until crumbly. Sprinkle topping over smoothed batter. Using knife cut in a light swirling motion to give a marbled effect.
  4. Bake for about 50 minutes. Test with a skewer; when inserted it should come out clean. Remove cake from loaf tin to a wire cooling rack.

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