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A white plate with a slice of cinnamon swirl bread, garnished with some cinnamon sticks and a grey canteen cup and a white bowl with cinnamon sugar mixture in the background.
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4.86 from 7 votes

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Bread is so easy to make without yeast and has a delicious cinnamon sugar swirl inside. This moist Cinnamon Bread is perfect for the holidays and makes a delicious breakfast or afternoon snack!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Baking
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 285kcal


For the Cinnamon Swirl:

  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

For the Quick Bread:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease and flour a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  • In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, white sugar, and brown sugar.
  • In a large bowl combine milk, egg, and vegetable oil. Whisk until smooth then add the flour mixture to the bowl and stir until just moistened.
  • Pour half the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle half of the cinnamon sugar mixture on top. Pour remaining batter on top and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture. Use a knife and draw it through the batter to marble it.
  • Bake for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 139mg | Potassium: 215mg | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 1.5mg