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Cinnamon Almond Swirl

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Makes:1 large loaf (12 servings)
Freezing:excellent

Enjoy this homemade bread with a twist – or should we say swirl? It’s filled with cinnamon and crunchy almonds, making every bite deliciously sweet.

Ingredients

Dough

1 egg, beaten
1 cup 250 mL milk, room temperature
2 tbsp 30 mL butter
3 cups 750 mL Robin Hood® Best For Bread Homestyle White Flour
1 1/2 tsp 7 mL salt
3 tbsp 45 mL sugar
1 1/2 tsp 7 mL bread machine yeast

Filling

2/3 cup 150 mL sugar
1/2 cup 125 mL finely chopped almonds
3/4 tsp 3 mL cinnamon
2 tbsp 30 mL butter

Topping (Optional)

1 egg, beaten
1 tbsp 15 mL water
1/2 cup 125 mL sliced almonds

Directions

  1. Prepare dough in bread machine according to manufacturer’s directions.
  2. Roll out on lightly floured board to 24" x 8" (60 x 20 cm) rectangle.
  3. Filling: Combine all ingredients. Sprinkle over dough. Roll up tightly, jelly-roll fashion from longer side. Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Shape into a ring. Seal ends.
  5. Cover with tea towel and let rise in warm place until doubled (30 to 40 minutes). If desired, brush dough just before baking with mixture of egg and water. Sprinkle with almonds.
  6. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

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