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Cinnamon-Raisin Bread

Were I not in such a rush yesterday, I may have fought Jeff for this last piece of cinnamon-raisin bread. But I was in a rush. I bound down the stairs to get out the door early. I had a 7:45 a.m. interview with the superintendent of St. Louis Public Schools, followed by a full day of writing. Gabi was eating oatmeal. And there Jeff was at the toaster, toasting it up the last slice for breakfast. Or so I thought. He now says he’d eaten the bread already. It was too late to strike a bargain.

That’s okay, I decided. There’s another loaf in the freezer. And, I’d been eating slices of this delicious loaf all week. Last Sunday, I let my appetite take over. I had a strong craving for cinnamon rolls. I baked this bread instead.

If you’re enjoy bread baking, you must try this one. The dough comes together in a smooth, lustrous ball. It’s a dream to work with. As it bakes, it makes the house smell like butter, cinnamon and sugar. The next morning, our house still smelled amazing.

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