Sweet Dry Grapes Bread with Cinnamon #BreadBakers

sweet dry grapes bread with cinnamonSecond month to be participating with this fabulous group and I love it, it is amazing how versatile and simple it is to bake and create different types of bread and share with you all my experience and the mistakes too.
This month we make breads with grapes in any shape and form, like raisins, because you know the dry grapes are raisins, and thats what I use in my recipe, delicious sweet and dry grapes.
It is a very crunchy and soft bread with hints of cinnamon and of course lots and lots of pieces of dry grapes.
Perfect for this fall weather, help you keep you warm in the afternoons, anyway, is just what you need at any hour, any day, for whatever you want to eat it.


  • 4 cups AP flour and more for kneading
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dry active yeast
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • For the filling:
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 3 tablespoons grown cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar


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In the mixer bowl combine salt, flour, sugar and raisins (chopped the raisins just for the bread to be completely cover with them).

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In another bowl add the yeast to the warm water and let ir rise for 5 minutes, fates that add eggs and margarine, and star adding to the flour mixture.

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Mix the dough for 7 minutes, it will looks super sticky but that is ok.

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Place the dough in a previously grace bowl and cover with plastic wrap and let ir proof for 2 hours. It looks beautiful and the smell just like this is amazing.

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In the meantime mix brown sugar and cinnamon and melt the margarine, you need to be ready once the time has past and the dough is all rest and super relax.

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oOk, now lets work the dough a little kneading for 5 minutes, then try to shape it into a rectangle, brush some margarine and sprinkle the super aromatic mixture of cinnamon and brown sugar, roll the dough, just like when you make cinnamon rolls.

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Place the bread rolls in a grease baking sheet, smear more margarine and let it proof again for 20 minutes, this is enough time to preheat your oven to 375°F and then bake the bread for 35 minutes.

This recipe makes 2 loaf of bread.

Preparation time: 15 minutes plus 2 hours and 20 minutes of proofing
Cooking time: 35 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

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How to join

#BreadBakers is a group of bread loving bakers who get together once a month to bake bread with a common ingredient or theme.  Follow our Pinterest board right here. Links are also updated each month on this home page.

We take turns hosting each month and choosing the theme/ingredient.

If you are a food blogger and would like to join us, just send Stacy an email with your blog URL to foodlustpeoplelove@gmail.com.

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Apple Cinnamon Bundt Cake for #BundtBakers

apple cinnamon cakeI’m so happy to be back to this group, baking is something the I really love, and this month we are baking with spices, thank to Deepti of Baking Yummies for this amazing theme.
It is a huge challenge to created a bundt cake with different spices the combine well in different flavors, like fruits or just to think in make something out of your comfort zone.
My inspiration for this cake? Apple pie, defiantly a favorite in every house, and I try to bring this flavors and make something very similar, delicious and different.
You notice by reading the recipe the it is simple but pack in flavor and the texture is just perfect.
Apple and cinnamon is like a good marriage, go well, you fell good and taste delicious.
So I hope you make it and enjoy it with you tea or coffee.


  • 3 cups flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • zest of one lemon
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 2 granny smith apples pealed and dice


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a bowl sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, set aside.
  3. In a bowl mix the apples with lemon zest, lemon juice and cinnamon.
  4. Cream sugar with butter for 5 minutes, add eggs one by one and vanilla extract, add dry ingredients alternating with the buttermilk, and mix just to combine, add by hand the apple mixture.
  5. Place in a grease bundt pan, and bake for 1 hour, remember to check the center of the cake with a toothpick to make sure is completely cook.

Yields 1 cake.

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
Level of the recipe: Easy

#BundtBakers is a group of Bundt loving bakers who get together once a month to bake Bundts with a common ingredient or theme.  Follow our Pinterest board right here. We take turns hosting each month and choosing the theme/ingredient. This month Deepti from Bakingyummies is hosting and she has chosen the theme as spices.

Last month all of us baked with chocolate and after thoroughly enjoying each other’s cakes, it was time to add some spice to the group.

If you are a food blogger and would like to join us, just send an email to Stacy at foodlustpeoplelove@gmail.com or ask to join our private Facebook group.

And don’t forget to take a peek at what other talented bakers have baked this month. Here are the links:



When it’s cold and rainy the first thing that comes to mind is my granny, she lovingly prepared us hot chocolate in those days.

Not just any chocolate, was so special that immediately put us to sleep, incredible as it may seem.
Her secret? Very simple egg yolk.
That simple ingredient gave it something so special and comforting that it was impossible avoid feeling relax.
And because for me it is so special, I wanted to share it with you.
Try it, it’s really delicious.


1 cup milk
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 / 4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 egg yolk


In a small saucepan heat the milk, do not let it boil, add the chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Apart from heat and stir constantly and add the egg yolk.
Continue moving to dissolve well and serve immediately.

This recipe makes one cup.

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This classic recipe, it became a favorite of my family when we add chocolate chips to the batter.
And it’s been a hit in any activity.


3/4 cups of sugar
1 1/3 cups of all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 teaspoon of cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
1 stick of butter
1 egg
1 tablespoon of each white and dark chocolate chips


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Beat the sugar and the butter until creamy. Add the egg and the chocolate chips.
Combine in a bowl flour, cinnamon, cream of tartar, and baking soda.
Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture until is completely combine.
Roll into 1-inch balls.
Place on a tray.

Bake for 10 minutes or until set.

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