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Learn how to make Cinnamon sugar with this homemade cinnamon sugar recipe. Cinnamon Sugar is one of the easiest pantry ingredient to make at home. As soon as you learn how to make cinnamon sugar . It is a very simple recipe and is used to garnish sweet and savory snacks alike.
Cinnamon Sugar Recipe
This recipe for cinnamon sugar is one is the easiest recipes you will ever make and is so hard to mess up. Cinnamon Sugar is made from 2 readily available ingredients. And if you are like me, you probably have those 2 ingredients in your pantry right here and right now.
And what are the pantry staples in question here? – Granulated Sugar and Cinnamon. Cinnamon is a very unique spice which I love so much. It is extracted from the inner bark of certain trees from the genus cinnamomum.
It tastes amazing when sprinkled on some Nigerian snacks like doughnuts, puff puff, buns, and even Chin chin
What is the Cinnamon Sugar Ratio?
The ratio of cinnamon to sugar in a cinnamon sugar blend will really depend on individual preferences. How much of cinnamon do you like to taste in a recipe kind of thing.
The standard ratio is usually 1 part cinnamon to 4 parts sugar which mathematically represented means a ratio of 1:4
How to make Cinnamon Sugar
All you need to do to get the perfect cinnamon sugar blend is to mix the sugar and cinnamon at the ration of
Cinnamon sugar is available commercially but I love to making things from scratch if I can help it. Like my homemade Brown sugar. Besides this is easy to make and less expensive. So why not???
If you are on a low carb/ sugar free diet not to worry I’ve got you covered. I made a keto cinnamon sugar where I substituted can the sugar in this recipe with erythritol. You can also substitute with Monkfruit erythritol blend.
What is Cinnamon Sugar Used for?
Now here are some of the things you can use this cool sugar to do. You are only limited by your own imagination. Below are a few ways to use cinnamon sugar.
- Add some flavor to your hot African corn pudding aka pap
Sprinkle it on the perfect oatmeal porridge
Cinnamon simply make any dish worth digging into so let me show you how to make this cinnamon sugar already
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Prep Time: 3 mins Yield: ½ cup
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- ½ – 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon.**
** I use 1 Tbsp. You can use more or less. I think a good range would be ½ – 1½ Tbsp. For me, the maximum quantity for Cinnamon in this recipe should be 1½ Tbsp otherwise the Cinnamon flavor will be overpowering. But it really depends on your taste. Feel free to experiment.
- Measure out the ingredients into a clean bowl
- Mix thoroughly until evenly blended.
- Use the desired immediately and store the ret in an airtight container. I stored mine in an old cinnamon spice container.
See? Easy Peasy. So the next time a recipe calls for cinnamon sugar go with confidence. ?
Note: If you are on a sugar free diet. Substitute the sugar with Erythritol ?