Cinnamon Desserts You Can Not Ignore

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Cinnamon Desserts You Can Not Ignore

Craving for a healthy dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth? Make one from scratch using the healthy spice cinnamon!

Cinnamon is actually the bark of the cinnamon tree and has long been used as a cooking and baking spice as well as medicine. This healthy spice is a favorite among the health-conscious because it adds a delicious flavor to desserts and at the same time provides plenty of health benefits. These include controlling blood sugar, boosting brain function, protecting against heart diseases and improving colon health.

So the next time you think of what to have for dessert, try any of these delicious cinnamon dessert recipes for your satisfaction!

Sweet Cinnamon Logs

Cinnamon

What you need:

  • 18 bread slices, crusts removed
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 1 cup white sugar, divided
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon

Beat together egg yolk, cream cheese and 1/4 cup sugar in a medium bowl. In a separate bowl, combine cinnamon and remaining sugar. Spread the cream cheese mixture on each bread slice then roll the jelly roll way. Coat each roll with cinnamon mixture then arrange all rolls in a baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate until frozen, about 1-2 hours. When ready, bake in a pre-heated oven (350 degrees) for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Cinnamon Milk Heaven

Cinnamon Milk

What you need:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 2 drops vanilla extract

Heat milk in a pan over high heat until begins to foam. Pour warm milk in a mug and stir in honey and vanilla. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Add mini marshmallows and a stick of cinnamon if desired.

Classic Cinnamon Pie

Cinnamon Pie

 

What you need:

  • 10-inch unbaked pie crust
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt

Mix together sugar, all-purpose flour, cinnamon and salt followed by egg, butter and vanilla. Combine ingredients well then stir in milk. Pour the mixture onto pie crust then bake on a pre-heated oven (400 degrees) for 45 minutes to an hour until cooked through. Allow to cool before serving.

Cinnamon-Flavored Popcorn

What you need:

  • 8 cups freshly-cooked popcorn
  • 1 1/2 cups cinnamon candies
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup

Place popcorn in a large heat-proof bowl. Set aside. In a small saucepan, combine cinnamon candies, butter and corn syrup and bring to a boil. Pour the cinnamon mixture over bowl of popcorn and coat evenly. Spread popcorn on a baking sheet and bake in a pre-heated oven (250 degrees) for 25-30 minutes or until coating is set.

Cinnamon Spice Belgian Waffles

Cinnamon Waffles

 

What you need:

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon

In a medium bowl, combine egg yolks, buttermilk, butter and vanilla. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt and cinnamon. On a third bowl, use an electric mixer to whip egg whites until stiff. Mix all 3 bowls to create the batter. Pour the batter on a hot waffle iron and cook until golden brown.

Cinnamon is a great choice of ingredient when craving for a sweet and healthy dessert!

 

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