Yum! Cinnamon sugar is delicious, easy to make and can be used for a number of things. Sprinkle it on buttered toast, shake a few sprinkles over icecream, on fried dough recipes, and batter cake recipes, or simply on your home baked cookies or breakfast breads.

Cinnamon is really good for you too. Just half a teaspoon per day can give you those benefits (although the unhealthy quality of the sugar probably detracts from the good a little too - oh well). Cinnamon helps to regulate blood sugar, can help fight yeast and bacterial diseases, helps thin the blood and has even had some positive benefits of cancerous cell reduction in Leukemia and Lymphona sufferers.

It contains Iron, fiber and also calcium. Since ancient times people have also used cinnamon's natural preservative qualities to help store and preserve foods.

And nobody can resist the smell of cinnamon on baking bread - delicious!

Things You Will Need

Granulated sugar - 1 cup
4 tablespoons of ground cinnamon or 2 cinnamon sticks

Step 1

Grind the cinnamon sticks in a spice grinder if you are using. Then simply mix the two ingredients together. You can of course, vary the intensity, but this is a standard start point from where you can mix to your own taste. You could also keep a cinnamon stick in your sugar container, to give your sugar just a hint of warming cinnamon.
Cinnamon sugar is simple and easy to make with lots of potential uses. Get in the kitchen and mix yourself a batch!

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