Fun Cinnamon Facts and Recipes

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Cinnamon is a tree and its bark is used to make the spice The best cinnamon is Ceylon from Sri Lanka, a related spice called Cassia is sold as cinnamon and is referred to as Chinese cinnamon or Indonesian, we well them all. Cinnamaldehyde a compound in the bark gives cinnamon its scent and flavor The Chinese documented the use of the use of Cinnamon in 2800 BC In the past only the wealthy could afford cinnamon Two teaspoons of cinnamon has 12 calories Cinnamon contains manganese, fiber, iron and calcium Cinnamon was one of the first traded spices in history, traders even brought it all the way from Sri Lanka to Palestine! Cinnamon, Chili powder and salt are the most common seasonings in American homes Recipes ideas:

  • Cinnamon

    add to curries and biriyani

  • add apples and cinnamon to your bread dough to make an apple streusal breaadd apples and cinnamon to your salad
  • add sliced apples, brie and cinnamon to a panini
  • grind sugar and cinnamon together to spice up your sugar!
  • mix cinnamon and honey with cream cheese for a bagel topping with pizazz
  • Add apples and cinnamon to your bread dough

    add cinnamon to your morning oatmeal

  • add to your hot chocolate before bed
  • sprinkle on baked butternut squash or sweet potato
  • add a little cinnamon to cous cous

The list is endless. What will you do with yours? Feel free to comment and let us know.

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