25 Tips for Using Cinnamon and 5 Great Cinnamon Recipes
by Linda Sikut - firstname.lastname@example.org
1. For diarrhea, mix 1 to 3 tsp Cinnamon into 1 cup hot water and
steep for 10 to 15 minutes. Strain & drink.
2. 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 natural anesthetic.
3. Sprinkle Cinnamon in with coffee grounds before brewing.
4. Sprinkle on chicken noodle soup for added flavor and instant
5. Mix in with hot cereals.
6. Sprinkle on frozen vanilla yogurt or ice cream.
7. Mix in with regular vanilla yogurt (not frozen) and eat plain or
use as a topping for pancakes, bagels, etc.
8. 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!
9. 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 the
10. Put Cinnamon around plants to kill mold.
11. Combine Cinnamon with chocolate when making chocolate
cake, puddings or hot chocolate.
12. Cinnamon flavors mashed pumpkin, winter squash or sweet
13. Add 1 tsp Cinnamon with dry cream and instant coffee, put
in the blender with hot water and drink.
14. Slice apples, put them in a plastic bag and add 1 tbl.
Cinnamon and shake. Taste the sweetness!
15. Use on fish before frying, it helps eliminate odor.
16. Put Cinnamon on stored potatoes to keep potatoes from
17. Mix with sugar and put in an empty Spice Jar with shaker
for cinnamon toast.
18. 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.
19. Mix Cinnamon with baking soda and use as a carpet freshener
20. Make Baked Apples by sprinkling halved apples with a little
brown sugar & Cinnamon. Microwave 1-2 minutes or just until
21. For your Holiday beverages, add a dollop of whipped cream
sprinkled & tinted with Cinnamon.
22. Dust your hamburger roll or bun very lightly with Cinnamon.
23. 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.
24. 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.
25. 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 Watkins Apple Bake
4 teaspoons Watkins Cinnamon
2 pks (11 oz) refrigerated dinner rolls
4 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2-3 teaspoons milk
Preheat oven to 375 F. For bread, combine apples, raisins
and Watkins Apple Bake Seasoning in a small bowl; mix lightly.
In a separate bowl, combine Watkins Cinnamon & sugar. Unroll
dough; separate into 16 rolls. Using kitchen shears, cut each roll
into quarters. Place half of the dough pieces and half of the
butter in batter bowl; toss gently. Sprinkle with half of the sugar
mixture; toss to coat evenly. Place dough pieces in loaf pan to
cover bottom of pan; sprinkle with half of the apple/raisin mixture.
Repeat layers. Bake 40-45 minutes or until lightly brown; cool in
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)
2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 1/2 tsp Watkins Vanilla Extract
1/2 cup sunflower seed nuts
1 tsp Watkins Cinnamon
1 cup flaked coconut
1/4 tsp Watkins 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 bits (apricots, raisins, apples)
On a large cookie sheet with sides, combine oatmeal, sunflower
seed nuts, & coconut; mix well & spread out evenly. Bake at
300F. 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 350F. 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 of foil; cool completely.
Store in an air-tight container for up to 2 weeks. Makes 6 cups.
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 Cherios
1 tsp WATKINS Cinnamon
1- 1/2 cups mini pretzel twists
1 tsp WATKINS Butter Flavor
1 cup walnut or pecan halves
1 tsp WATKINS 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; toss
to coat. Spread on 15x10 inch jelly roll pan. Bake at 350F for
12 to 15 min, stirring occasionally until glazed.
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
1 tsp Watkins Double Strength Vanilla
1/2 tsp Watkins 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 Swiss or Choc Cake Mix
1 1/2 tsp Watkins Cinnamon
1 Package cream cheese, softened*
2 tsp. butter softened***
2 tsp Watkins D.S. Vanilla
1 1/2 tbsp Watkins 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" bundt/tube
pan. In small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, butter & dessert
mix until fluffy. .Gradually beat in remaining ingredients until
smooth. Pour evenly over cake batter. Bake at 350F for 50-55
minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes.
Remove from pan & place on wire rack - cool. Drizzle glaze
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup Watkins Chocolate Dessert Mix
2 tbsp Watkins Original Grapeseed Oil
1/2 tsp Watkins Double Strength Vanilla
2 to 4 tbsp. warm milk
Combine first 4 ingredients; mix well. Add enough of the milk to
achieve desired consistency.
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