Mother Earth Living

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread Recipe

This Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread recipe will easily become a breakfast favorite.
By Tiffany Moen
April 2013
Add to My MSN

I’ll get up a bit early on a Saturday morning and have this bread in the oven by the time my kids wake up. How heavenly for them to wake up to the smell of cinnamon bread baking in the oven!
Photo By Fotolia/Catherine Murray
Slideshow


Content Tools

Related Content

Green Your Life: How to Make Homemade Breadcrumbs and Croutons

Don't throw away that leftover loaf of bread! Use it to make homemade breadcrumbs and croutons. Wast...

Putting the Garden Back in The Garden Gnome

We're still frosting in Kansas but the herbs have gone on sale, and I'm happy to report that even th...

Kitchen Shots: Succotash

Make this succotash recipe to use up your garden's excess of squash, corn and zucchini.

How to Have a Great Relationship with Your Contractor

Treat your building professional as you would want to be treated—and more great advice from contract...

While most mothers don’t usually cook meals for 10 or more people, that is the regular setting at Tiffany Moen’s dinner table. Inspired by her eight children—five who were adopted from various countries—and a stressful time when her husband was unemployed, The Spices of My Life (BQB Publishing, 2012) is the story of Moen’s diverse family and her experience incorporating her children’s varied ethnic heritage to “stretch the dollars, feed the stomachs and rejuvenate family meals.” This warm, gooey Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread is a breakfast-table favorite from Moen. This excerpt is taken from the section “Breads.”

You can purchase this book from the Mother Earth Living store: The Spices of My Life.

When working with yeast dough, it’s a bit more work, but the results are worth it! This recipe really needs a free-standing mixer to help you with the work. Just follow the steps and learn as you go, if this is a new experience for you.

I’ll get up a bit early on a Saturday morning and have this bread in the oven by the time my kids wake up. How heavenly for them to wake up to the smell of cinnamon bread baking in the oven!

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread Recipe

• 1 1/2+ cups all-purpose flour, divided
• 1 cup whole wheat flour
• 2 1/4 teaspoon yeast, or 1 envelope of yeast (It may say “For bread maker,” or “active dry yeast.”)
• 1 tablespoon sugar
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1 cup milk
• 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
• 1 egg
• 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
• 1 tablespoon cinnamon

1. In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups of the white flour, the wheat flour, yeast, sugar, and salt. Blend well.

2. In a saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium-low heat, then add the milk. Warm, and then add this to the dry ingredients, beating until moistened. Add the egg, and beat on medium speed for 4 minutes. The dough should be forming a nice ball, and it should be pulling away from the sides of the bowl. (You may need to add a bit of additional flour to make this happen.) Flour a flat surface, and place the dough on it, kneading the dough for at least 5 minutes.

3. In a microwave, melt the remaining butter in a measuring cup. Add the brown sugar and cinnamon, and mix well. Divide the dough in half. Make 8 balls out of this part, and place them in 2 rows on a greased 9-inch by 5-inch by 3-inch bread pan. Pour about one-third of the butter mixture over the dough balls. Take the remaining one-half of the dough, and divide it into 6 balls. Dip the balls of dough in the butter mixture, and place them butter-side down in 3 rows of two (in the creases between the dough that you have placed in the bread pan). Pour the remaining butter mixture over them. Cover this with a towel, and let it rise in a warm place for 30 to 45 minutes until it is doubled in size. Bake it at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove it from the bread pan, and allow it to cool a bit on a wire plate. (It is too gooey for a wire rack.) Pull it apart to eat, and enjoy! Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread recipe makes 1 loaf.

More Bread Recipes from The Spices of My Life

Delicious and Moist High Fiber Muffins recipe
Pineapple Zucchini Bread recipe
Four-Grain Seed Bread recipe

This excerpt has been reprinted with permission from The Spices of My Life: A Culinary Collection of Recipes, Memories and More, published by BQB Publishing, 2012. Buy this book from our store: The Spices of My Life. To learn more about Tiffany Moen and her book, visit tiffanymoen.com or BQB Publishing.


Previous | 1 | 2 | Next






Post a comment below.

 








Subscribe today and save 58%

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living!

Welcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $14.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $19.95.