Out of all the spices this world knows, cinnamon has the best reputation of all. It is popular in desserts and hot beverages throughout the whole year, but during the winter people seem to love it even more. Without a doubt, cinnamon makes every cake, cookie and hot chocolate infinitely better, not to mention it gives your home the most fantastic smell. Here are 13 cinnamon recipes that prove cinnamon is the royalty of spices!
1. Cinnamon Pie
We all engage in a lot of pie-making during the last three months of the year and while pumpkins may hold the reigns of power over pies, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t switch things up a bit and bake a proper cinnamon pie to eat as comfort food on chilly days or serve to your friends at a dinner party! A Spicy Perspective has a tasty recipe.
2. Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread
Banana bread is one of the most delicious breakfasts and a quick way to use up ripe bananas. If you want to give the classic banana bread recipe a little kick of cinnamon, you have to check out how Savory Nothings did it! Sorry apples, bananas pair with cinnamon just as magically!
3. Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls
One of the most popular cinnamon desserts are surely the Cinnabon’s world-famous cinnamon rolls! They especially taste delicious when you’re craving something sweet or early in the morning when you’re looking to start your day with a heavenly cinnamon aroma. Visit Jo Cooks to learn how you can make them at home!
4. Cinnamon Roll Smoothie
Put your green smoothie on pause for the next couple of months and jumpstart your days with an incredibly delicious cinnamon smoothie! This is a great option if you are trying to live a healthy life but still crave cinnamon rolls in the morning. Get the recipe at Family Fresh Meals!
5. Cinnamon Muffins
There are countless reasons why muffins are the bomb, but here are our top three: they are easy to prepare, they can be eaten for any meal of the day and you can take them on the go. Take Some the Wiser‘s cinnamon muffins with you to work and share them with your coworkers!
6. Cinnamon Apple Caramel
Having a tasty spread or a dip always in your fridge is a must! Little Sugar Snaps shares a recipe for a creamy caramel with cinnamon and apples that you’ll be able to spread on bread, pancakes or use as a dip for cookies and fruit slices. If you have a sweet tooth you don’t want to pass this one up!
7. Cinnamon Sugar Donuts
Donuts are the perfect unhealthy snack. Sure, they are full of sugar, but they are also the are also the necessary pick-me-up you need in the middle of a busy work day. You can still give them a healthier twist though – replace the greasy store-bought donuts with The Busy Baker‘s delicious homemade cinnamon donuts!
8. Cinnamon Maple Sugar Cookies
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Set some time aside on Sunday to make a large batch of cookies to get you through the week. You can put them into your kid’s lunchbox, snack on them between the meals and offer them to friends when they come visit. If you’re looking for a recipe that wins with everybody, you can’t go wrong with My Sequined Life‘s cinnamon cookies!
9. Cinnamon Roll Bites
Once you try The Busy Baker‘s recipe for cinnamon roll bites it’s going to become your absolute favorite thing to make in the colder months. Aside from the fluffy texture and heavenly taste of the rolls, the aroma of baked cinnamon will infuse your whole home!
10. Cinnamon Cheesecake
A cheesecake is an addicting dessert that you can make in a hundred different ways. You can happily eat it all year ‘round and make it special by adjusting the recipe in tune with the seasons. The Domestic Rebel shares a recipe for the perfect fall cinnamon cheesecake!
11. Cinnamon Cream Cheese Roll Ups
The combination of cream cheese and cinnamon is an unexpected one, but once you try it you won’t be able to get it out of your mind. In case you don’t have the time to make a full cheesecake, a simpler recipe should do the trick! Lil’ Luna made exceptional cinnamon cream cheese roll ups!
12. Cinnamon Ice Cream
A lot of people live in climates that don’t have the typical chilly fall. Perhaps you are the lucky ones – you get to feast on ice cream all months of the year! You can still honor cinnamon as the ruler of all spices with this cinnamon ice cream by Sugar Dish Me!
13. Cinnamon Roasted Almonds
Roasted almonds are the perfect snack for those who love to much on something sweet in between meals. Perchance to Cook features a recipe for roasted almonds that tastes like Christmas morning – sweet and full of cinnamon!