Old-fashion Recipes For Cinnamon Goodies

There's nothing much better than the smell of cinnamon to make the mouth water. Whether waking to the smell of cinnamon or walking in the door to the fresh smell, cinnamon awakens the senses like few aromas can. Here are some old-fashion recipes using cinnamon for you to try. Let the smell of cinnamon envelope your kitchen today.

CINNAMON SUGAR FAN BISCUITS

2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk

FILLING:

3 tablespoons butter, softened
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cream of tartar. Cut in shortening, using a pastry cutter or two knives, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk, just until moistened. Turn out onto a lightly floured board, knead 8 to 10 times. Roll or pat into a 12-inch by 10-inch rectangle. For filling, spread the butter over the dough. Combine the sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over the butter. Cut into five 2-inch strips; stack strips on top of each other. Cut into six 2-inch pieces, place cut side down in six greased muffin cups. Bake at 425 degrees for 11 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan to wire racks to cool. Serve while warm.

CINNAMON COOKIES

1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 egg

Cream sugars, butter in large bowl. Sift dry ingredients. Add egg, add dry ingredients. Form into roll. Refrigerate until chilled through. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Slice and bake.

CINNAMON LAYERED COFFEE CAKE

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
1 cup milk
3 cups all purpose flour
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla

Topping:

1 cup brown sugar
4 tsp cinnamon
4 tbsp flour
3/4 cup melted butter

To make topping, melt butter, add brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon. Mix well. Sprinkle between batter layers and some on the top.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream butter and sugar together, add eggs, beat well. Sift dry ingredients together, add alternately with milk and vanilla. Put half in greased and floured 13 x 9 x2-inch baking pan. Sprinkle half the topping mixture over batter. Add remaining batter and top with remaining topping mix. Bake cake at 350 degrees about 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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