Cinnamon is a wonderful flavour!! It is also full of health benefits!

Isn’t it wonderful that it can make foods taste so delicious and be healthy for us.

You can take this cinnamon loaf to anyone house, and they would never know that is was gluten free. I remember the first time I took this over to a friend’s house. She couldn’t believe that I could eat it, because she thought that it was a regular loaf. She was pleasantly surprised!

Cinnamon Loaf

 

Cinnamon Loaf (Gluten Free/ Dairy Free/ Refined Sugar Free)

Topping:
2 Tbsp. palm sugar (or other granular sugar)
2 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. unsweetened apple sauce

Loaf:
2 c.gluten free flour mix
1 tsp. xanthan gum
1 c. palm sugar (or other granular sugar)

2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cinnamon

1 c. butter milk**
1/4 c. coconut oil (melted) –  or other mild oil
1/4 c. unsweetened apple sauce
3 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Mix topping ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside.

Mix dry ingredients together in one bowl. Mix wet ingredients together in another bowl. Then mix dry ingredients into wet and beat for about two minutes. Pour into greased loaf pan. Sprinkle topping on top of batter, then using a knife swirl in topping giving a marble effect.
Bake for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when testing loaf.
Let sit in pan for about 15 minutes before removing loaf from pan. Let cool on rack.

**To make buttermilk, put 1 Tbsp. lemon juice into cup and add enough almond or rice milk to make 1 cup.

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