Quick Cinnamon Swirl Bread on cutting board with frosting drizzled on top

Quick Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Quick Cinnamon Swirl Bread with cinnamon sugar mixture throughout is great for breakfast or brunch. An easy bread you can make quickly. 
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon bread, quick bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 slices
Calories 326kcal
Author Kim Strawn


  • 2 cups all purpose flour I used unbleached
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk I used almond milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup sugar for topping
  • 3 tsp cinnamon for topping
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar for frosting
  • 2 tsp milk I used almond milk


  • Mix flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking soda, salt, together in large mixing bowl
  • Mix in milk, egg, oil and vanilla. Stir well
  • Spread 1/2 mixture in bottom of greased loaf pan
  • Stir together 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon together in small bowl
  • Spread 1/2 cinnamon sugar mixture over dough in loaf pan
  • Spread rest of dough carefully over top. Then rest of cinnamon sugar mixture
  • Swirl with a knife maybe 10-15 times cutting through to the bottom
  • Bake at 350* for 40-45 minutes until center is set. Oven times may vary
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes. Then remove onto cooling rack. Mix together frosting ingredients and drizzle over top. Serve


Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 325mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1.6mg