Quick Cinnamon Butter

Quick and Easy Cinnamon Butter
Diana Rattray
  • 2 mins
  • Prep: 2 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/3 Cup (6 servings)
Ratings (11)

This quick, lightly sweetened cinnamon butter makes an excellent topping for plain baked or mashed sweet potatoes or winter squash. It takes just a minute or two to make! Feel free to alter the amount of cinnamon and sugar to suit your taste. 

I like to serve this cinnamon butter with quick bread, scones, or muffins. The butter is pictured with this pineapple nut bread. It would be a nice spread for pancakes or waffles as well.

The recipe makes about 1/3 cup, and it's easily scaled up for a large dinner or brunch.

What You'll Need

  • 4 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar

How to Make It

1. In a small bowl combine the softened butter, cinnamon, and powdered sugar; blend thoroughly and chill until serving time.

2. Serve rounded teaspoonfuls on baked or plain mashed sweet potatoes, or serve it along with quick bread, muffins, scones, or pancakes.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 80
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Unsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Carbohydrates 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)