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Cinnamon

Cinnamon is the dried bark of various laurel trees in the cinnamomun family.

Possibly most the common baking spice, Cinnamon is used in cakes, cookies, and desserts throughout the world. Cinnamon is also used in savory chicken and lamb dishes from the Middle East. In American cooking, Cinnamon is often paired with apples and used in other fruit and cereal dishes. Stick Cinnamon is used in pickling and for flavoring hot beverages.

For a fragrant pilaf, cook rice in Cinnamon flavored broth and stir in chopped dried fruit and toasted nuts. The sweetspicy flavor of Cinnamon enhances the taste of vegetables and fruits. Cinnamon is a perfect partner for chocolate; use it in any chocolate dessert or drink. It is also used to mellow the tartness of apple pie. Ground Cinnamon should not be added to boiling liquids; the liquid may become stringy and the Cinnamon will lose flavor.

Cinnamon has a sweet, woody fragrance in both ground and stick forms. 

True Cinnamon is native to Sri Lanka. The Cinnamon used in North America is from the cassia tree which is grown in Vietnam, China, Indonesia, and Central America.

There was an ancient belief in something called the Cinnamon Bird that supposedly lived in Arabia and used cinnamon to build its nests. Herodotus wrote that these birds flew to an unknown land to collect the cinnamon and took it back with them to Arabia. The Arabians got the cinnamon from the birds by tempting them with large chunks of raw meat. The birds took the heavy pieces of meat back to their nests, which caused the nests to fall and the cinnamon to rain down and be collected by the people.

Relevant Recipes for Cinnamon

Recipe Names

  1. Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls - 2
  2. Cinnamon - Apple Flan
  3. Cinnamon And Rice Creme Brulee
  4. Cinnamon and Spice Poultry Brine
  5. Cinnamon Apple Bread
  6. Cinnamon Apple Cake (6.5 PTS)
  7. Cinnamon Apple Coffeecake
  8. Cinnamon Apple Muffins (3.5 PTS)
  9. Cinnamon Apple Rings
  10. Cinnamon Apple Tea Bread
  11. Cinnamon Apples
  12. Cinnamon Biscuits
  13. Cinnamon Bread II
  14. Cinnamon Bread Pudding
  15. Cinnamon Bun Babka
  16. Cinnamon Buns
  17. Cinnamon Buns (1 PT)
  18. Cinnamon Buns (3 PTS)
  19. Cinnamon Butter
  20. Cinnamon Cappuccino
  21. Cinnamon Caramel Corn (2.5 PTS)
  22. Cinnamon Cheesecake
  23. Cinnamon Chicken
  24. Cinnamon Chicken
  25. Cinnamon Chocolate Meringues
  26. Cinnamon Chocolate Pie
  27. Cinnamon Chocolate Pudding
  28. Cinnamon Churros
  29. Cinnamon Coffee Cake (Sour Cream)
  30. Cinnamon Cranraisin Bread
  31. Cinnamon Crispas
  32. Cinnamon Crisps
  33. Cinnamon Crumb Cake (7.5 PTS)
  34. Cinnamon Crumb Coffee Cake
  35. Cinnamon Crunch Shortcakes
  36. Cinnamon Crunch Shortcakes
  37. Cinnamon Curry Rice
  38. Cinnamon Flan Cups
  39. Cinnamon Flop Coffee Cake
  40. Cinnamon Hot Cereal
  41. Cinnamon Ice Cream
  42. Cinnamon Meringues
  43. Cinnamon Mini Muffins
  44. Cinnamon Nectarine Cake
  45. Cinnamon Nuts
  46. Cinnamon Oatmeal Apple Cookies (1.5 PTS)
  47. Cinnamon Oatmeal Bread
  48. Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes
  49. Cinnamon Orange Bbq Chicken
  50. Cinnamon Parsnip Soup

Recipe Ingredients

  1. Almond Persimmon Pudding
  2. Almond Pumpkin Pie
  3. Almond-Berry-Licious Pie
  4. Almond-Chocolate Coffeecake
  5. Almond-Flax Granola
  6. Almost Fat Free Pie Crust
  7. Almost Like Empress Chili
  8. Aloha Pineapple And Banana
  9. Aloo Matar Rasedaar
  10. Aloo Palak
  11. Alsatian Plum Tart-Tarte Aux Prunes D'alsace
  12. Always Ready Bran Muffins
  13. Amaretto Pumpkin Pie
  14. Amas Retes (Apple Strudel)
  15. American Fruitcake (Unbaked)
  16. Amish Apple Dumplings
  17. Amish Friendship Bread
  18. Amish Oatmeal Pie
  19. Amor Frio (Cold Love) - Wheat-Free Recipe
  20. Amy's Applesauce Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (2.5 PTS)
  21. Ancho Chile Chocolate Brownie
  22. Ancho Chili Powder
  23. Ancho-Cashew Mole Sauce
  24. Andalusian Crullers - (Pestinos Andaluces)
  25. Andy's Murgh Kurma (Chicken Curry)
  26. Angel Food Cake With Warm Cherry Sauce
  27. Anisette Glazed Bittersweet Chocolate Tart
  28. Annabelle's French Toast
  29. Anne Rosensweig's Arcadian Eight Bean Chili
  30. Another Pointe In Tyme's Bourbon Butternut Squash Soup
  31. Another Pointe In Tyme's Lavender Seared Pork Tenderloin
  32. Anoushabour (Christmas Pudding)
  33. Anthenian Rice Pudding
  34. Any Fruit Coffee Cake
  35. Any-Fruit-Will-Do Muffins With Streusel Topping
  36. Apfelquarkkuchen (Apple And Cream Kuchen)
  37. Apfelstrudel (Apple Strudel)
  38. Apfelstrudel (Classic Apple Strudel)
  39. Apfeltorte (Apple Cake)
  40. Apple And Black Bean Picadillo
  41. Apple And Blackberry Crisp
  42. Apple And Carrot Cake
  43. Apple And Cheddar Cheese Crumble
  44. Apple And Cream Kuchen
  45. Apple And Oatmeal Crisp
  46. Apple And Raisin Crisp
  47. Apple And Rhubard Crisp
  48. Apple And Walnut Sheet Cake With Caramel Sauce
  49. Apple Baklava
  50. Apple Batter Cake