Classic Cinnamon Swirl Loaf Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 All purpose flour7 1⁄2 Cup (120 tbs)
 Active dry yeast1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages)
 Milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Eggs2
 Ground cinnamon2 Teaspoon
 Confectioners icing1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5291 Calories from Fat 1222

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 138 g212.7%

Saturated Fat 39.1 g195.5%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 468.2 mg

Sodium 4227.5 mg176.1%

Total Carbohydrates 877 g292.2%

Dietary Fiber 33.6 g134.4%

Sugars 148 g

Protein 130 g259.6%

Vitamin A 19.6% Vitamin C 0.7%

Calcium 81.8% Iron 270.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In large mixer bowl combine 3 1/2 cups of the flour and the yeast.
In saucepan heat milk, 1/2 cup sugar, shortening, and salt just till warm (115-120°), stirring constantly to melt shortening.
Add to dry mixture in mixer bowl; add eggs.
Beat at low speed with electric mixer for 1/2 minute, scraping sides of bowl constantly.
Beat 3 minutes at high speed.
By hand, stir in enough of the remaining flour to make a moderately soft dough.
Turn out on lightly floured surface and knead till smooth and elastic (5 to 8 minutes).
Shape into a ball.
Place in lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface.
Cover; let rise in warm place till double (about 1 hour).
Punch dough down; turn out on lightly floured surface.
Divide in half.
Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
Roll each half into a 15 x 7-inch rectangle.
Brush entire surface with water.
Combine the 1/2 cup sugar and the ground cinnamon.
Spread each rectangle with half the sugar-cinnamon mixture.
Roll dough up as for jelly roll, beginning with narrow side.
Seal long edge and ends.
Place, sealed edge down, in 2 greased 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pans.
Cover and let rise in warm place till almost double (35 to 45 minutes).
Bake at 375° till done, 35 to 40 minutes.
Remove bread from pans and cool on wire racks.
Drizzle with Confectioners' Icing.
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