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Cinnamon Bread

Cinnamon Bread

Recipe shared by:Duncan Hines

One box of cake mix makes two loaves of delicious Cinnamon Bread! Eat one and share the other with a friend.

  • Hands-on Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 70 Minutes
  • Servings: Makes 2 loaves
  • Difficulty: INTERMEDIATE


  • 1 package Duncan Hines® Classic Yellow Cake Mix
  • ¾ cup oil
  • ¾ cup water
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cinnamon

Baking Instructions

  • Pour cake mix into a large mixing bowl. Remove 3 Tbsp from the mix and discard.
  • Add oil, water, eggs, and vanilla. Beat until completely smooth.
  • Grease each loaf pan and fill half way with batter.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the sugar and cinnamon together.
  • Sprinkle ⅓ cup of the cinnamon sugar mixture on to the half filled loaf pans.
  • Add remaining batter to each loaf pan. Be mindful that the mix will rise.
  • Sprinkle the remaining cinnamon sugar mixture on top of each loaf.
  • Using a butter knife, gently move the batter around creating cinnamon swirls.
  • Bake at 350°F for 45 to 50 minutes.

Tips & Inspirations

Keep brown sugar soft by adding a couple of marshmallows to the bag.

Got more cake batter than muffin tins? Place canning jar rings on a cookie sheet to hold cupcake liners while baking.

To moisten your muffins, poke the muffins with a skewer and brush the surface of each muffin with fruit juice.

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