To make CInnamon Bread, you will need:
- 6 to 6 1/2 cups whole wheat bread flour
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 tsp salt
- 4 1/2 tsp quick rise yeast, (2 packages)
- 2 cups water
- 1/4 cup canola oil (first pressed preferred)
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup raisins, optional
- 1 Tbsp melted butter
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 Tbsp cinnamon
In a 1 quart saucepan, heat the water and oil until very warm (120 degrees F). Stir into flour mixture.
Grease 2 9x5 loaf pans with cooking spray, In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon.
If using, knead in raisins now.
Divide dough in 2, roll out each half into a 18x9 rectangle.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and bake the loaves on the center rack for 25-30 minutes, until loaves are a golden brown. Remove immediately from pans and cool on racks.