How to Make Cinnamon Sugar

For a satisfying addition to many desserts, creating a cinnamon sugar mixture may do the trick. Making this "spice" at home is very inexpensive compared to purchasing the mixture at the supermarket.

Steps

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    Learn that most people like a proportion scale of 4:1, white granulated sugar to ground cinnamon. A typical measurement is 1/4 cup sugar to 1 tablespoon cinnamon, as this balances out the sweetness of the sugar to the cinnamon spice. Other proportions varies from 3:1 to 12:1 ratio.
    • 1/4 cup sugar to 4 teaspoons cinnamon or a 3:1 ratio
    • 1/4 cup sugar to 2 teaspoons cinnamon or a 6:1 ratio
    • 1/2 cup sugar to 1 tablespoon cinnamon or a 8:1 ratio
    • 2 tablespoons sugar to 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon or a 8:1 ratio
    • 1 tablespoon sugar to 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or a 12:1 ratio
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    Measure out the granulated white sugar in a small bowl.
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    Measure out and add the cinnamon to the bowl.
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    Mix thoroughly. Add more of each ingredient until you get the right spice taste.
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    Add the cinnamon sugar mixture to a variety of desserts and meals. Some recipe suggestions include:
    • Cinnamon sugar toast
    • Sugar and cinnamon mango slices
    • Cinnamon sugar oatmeal with cream
    • Sugar and cinnamon pastry balls
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    Store any leftover mixture in an airtight container in room temperature.

Tips

  • You don't want to overpower the sugar with cinnamon, so use the measurement proportions first, then add to taste.
  • Other popular recipes that uses a cinnamon and sugar mixture are cinnamon rolls, muffins, French toast, yogurt, pancake syrup, and cakes.

Article Info

Categories: Herbs and Spices