Helpful Uses for Cinnamon
- For diarrhea, mix 1 to 3 tsp Cinnamon into 1 cup hot water
and steep for 10 to 15 minutes. Strain & drink.
A sprinkling of cinnamon can be a quick fix for a small
cut. It may not only stop the sting, but help it heal faster
too. Wash the cut thoroughly, pat dry, and sprinkle with
powdered cinnamon before bandaging. A recent study confirms
that cinnamon has natural antibacterial effects and is a
- Sprinkle Cinnamon in with coffee grounds before brewing.
- Sprinkle on chicken noodle soup for added flavor and instant
- Mix in with hot cereals.
- Sprinkle on frozen vanilla yogurt or ice cream.
- Mix in with regular vanilla yogurt (not frozen) and eat
plain or use as a topping for pancakes, bagels, etc.
- Top a cinnamon-raisin Bagel with vanilla yogurt mixed
with cinnamon and place on baking sheet in toaster oven
or broiler. Tastes like a frosted cinnamon roll!
- Room Freshener: Combine 1 tsp Watkins Coconut Extract,
1 tsp Cinnamon, 1 tsp Orange Peel and 1 tsp Allspice. Simmer
on low or set jar on register for nice fragrance throughout
- Put Cinnamon around plants to kill mold.
- Combine Cinnamon with chocolate when making chocolate
cake, puddings or hot chocolate.
- Cinnamon flavors mashed pumpkin, winter squash or sweet
- Add 1 tsp Cinnamon with dry cream and instant coffee,
put in the blender with hot water and drink.
Slice apples, put them in a plastic bag and add 1 tbl.
Cinnamon and shake. Taste the sweetness! More Great Cinnamon Recipes
- Use on fish before frying, it helps eliminate odor.
Put Cinnamon on stored potatoes to keep potatoes from
- Mix with sugar and put in an empty Spice Jar with shaker
for cinnamon toast.
- If doing a pie crust in the microwave, use cinnamon on
your fingers when crimping edge. The crust will look browned
and have a good taste.
- Mix Cinnamon with baking soda and use as a carpet freshener
- Make Baked Apples by sprinkling halved apples with a little
brown sugar & Cinnamon. Microwave 1-2 minutes or just
- For your Holiday beverages, add a dollop of whipped cream
sprinkled & tinted with Cinnamon.
- Dust your hamburger roll or bun very lightly with Cinnamon.
- Fruit on the grill.grill fresh slices of apples, peaches
or pineapple and before serving, sprinkle with a dash of
Cinnamon or Nutmeg or a splash of Vanilla.
- Cinnamon is particularly good with lamb in Indian curries
and various Greek dishes. Use it in beef stews & chili.
Try it with grains such as rice pilaf, couscous and pearl
barley as well as legumes like lentils and split peas.
- Cinnamon Scents - 6 oz. Cinnamon, 2 1.2 oz. Nutmeg, 16
oz. Applesauce. Combine all ingredients; roll between waxed
paper to desired thickness. Cut with cookie cutters. Let
air dry, turning daily to prevent warping. In hot weather
cover to prevent drying too fast. While Cinnamon Scents
are drying, punch a small hole in the top to later tie a
small ribbon or yarn for hanging.
Five Great Cinnamon Recipes
Apple Raisin Cobblestone Bread
1/2 cup chopped apples
1/4 cup raisins
1 tablespoon Apple Pie/Baking Seasoning
4 teaspoons Cinnamon
2 pks (11 oz) refrigerated dinner rolls
4 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
½ cup powdered sugar
2-3 teaspoons milk
Preheat oven to 375°F. For bread, combine apples, raisins
and Apple Pie Seasoning in a small bowl; mix lightly.
In a separate bowl, combine Cinnamon & sugar. Unroll
dough; separate into 16 rolls. Using kitchen shears, cut each
into quarters. Place half of the dough pieces and half of
butter in batter bowl; toss gently. Sprinkle with half of
mixture; toss to coat evenly. Place dough pieces in loaf pan
cover bottom of pan; sprinkle with half of the apple/raisin
Repeat layers. Bake 40-45 minutes or until lightly brown;
pan 15 minutes. Loosen bread from edges of pan; remove to
cooling rack. For glaze, combine powdered sugar and milk in
small bowl; drizzle over warm loaf. Yield: 1 loaf (12 servings)
Fresh Apple Cake Recipe
2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 cup sunflower unsalted raw seeds
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 cup flaked coconut
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 cup raisins
1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup dried fruit pieces (apricots, raisins, apples)
On a large cookie sheet with sides, combine oatmeal, sunflower
seed nuts, & coconut; mix well & spread out evenly.
300°F. for 20 minutes, stirring several times.
While the oatmeal mixture is baking, in a small saucepan,
add butter, brown sugar, honey, vanilla, cinnamon & nutmeg.
Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until butter is
melted and mixture is combines; remove from heat.
Remove cookie sheet from oven.
Increase oven temperature to 350°F. Add wheat germ to
oatmeal mixture on cookie sheet. Pour warm honey mixture over
oatmeal mixture. With a spoon or spatula, stir until mixture
is thoroughly coated.
Return to oven & bake 5 minutes more.
Remove pan from oven & pour mixture onto a large piece
Store in an air-tight container for up to 2 weeks. Makes
Nutritional Information per
Serving. Calories 270, Protein 6g,
Carbohydrates 40g, Fat 10 g, Saturated Fat 5 g,
Cholesterol 10 mg, Sodium 54 mg, Dietary Fiber 4g.
Honey Glazed Snack Mix
4 cups crispy corn cereal squares
1/4 cup honey
2 cups Honey Nut Cheerios
1 tsp Cinnamon
1- 1/2 cups mini pretzel twists
1 tsp Butter Flavor
1 cup walnut or pecan halves
1 tsp Caramel Flavor
1/3 cup butter or margarine
In large bowl combine cereal, pretzels, & nuts. In small
saucepan, over low heat, melt butter; stir in honey, Cinnamon,
Butter Flavor & Caramel Flavor. Pour over cereal mixture;
to coat. Spread on 15x10 inch jelly roll pan.
Bake at 350°F for 12 to 15 min, stirring occasionally
Cool slightly; spread on waxed paper. Cool completely. Store
in tightly sealed containers. Makes 6 cups
A refreshing summer drink for coffee lovers.
3/4 cup strongly-brewed Coffee
2 cups chocolate ice cream
2 tsp Vanilla
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
Crushed ice, if desired
Place coffee, ice cream, Vanilla & Cinnamon
in blender container.
Process until smooth. Serve over crushed ice or top with whipped
cream. Makes 2 servings
Nutritional Information Per
serving: Calories 190; Protein 5g;
Carbohydrates 30g; Sodium 110mg; Fat 6g; Saturated Fat 4g;
Cholesterol 18mg; Dietary Fiber 0g
Vanilla Filled Fudge Crown
1 package Chocolate Cake Mix
1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1 Package cream cheese, softened
2 tsp. butter softened
2 tsp Vanilla
1 1/2 tbsp Vanilla Dessert Mix
1 can sweetened condensed milk
Prepare cake mix as directed on package, adding the cinnamon
before mixing. Pour into a well-greased & floured 10"
pan. In small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, butter &
mix until fluffy. Gradually beat in remaining ingredients
smooth. Pour evenly over cake batter.
Bake at 350°F for 50-55 minutes or until cake tests done.
Cool in pan 10 minutes.
Remove from pan & place on wire rack - cool.
Drizzle glaze over cake.
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup Chocolate Dessert Mix
2 tbsp Grapeseed Oil
1/2 tsp Vanilla
2 to 4 tbsp. warm milk
Combine first 4 ingredients; mix well. Add enough of the
achieve desired consistency.
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