Pancakes To Espresso: 6 Ways To Add Cinnamon To Your Breakfast
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Cinnamon, with its warm and comforting aroma, is a versatile spice that can transform your ordinary breakfast into a delightful experience. It is a spice that is tailor-made to make your winters more comforting with its warm flavours. From pancakes to smoothies, incorporating cinnamon into your morning routine and favourite breakfast treats not only adds to the taste, but also makes you fall in love with those classic dishes once again.

If you are looking to ad cinnamon to your breakfast meals, here are 6 creative ways that you can do that:

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes:

Recipe - How Tasty

Winter mornings call for special breakfast. Begin your day with nice little twist on traditional pancakes by creating cinnamon roll pancakes. As you prepare your pancake batter and pour it on a griddle, add a generous sprinkle of a cinnamon and sugar mixture to the uncooked side just before flipping. This creates a mesmerising swirl of cinnamon-sugar goodness. Top your pancakes with a luscious cream cheese glaze for an irresistible treat that mimics the flavours of a classic cinnamon roll.

Cinnamon Spice Smoothie:

Recipe - Whisk Affair

Give your morning smoothie a warm and inviting kick by incorporating ground cinnamon. Blend together ingredients like banana, almond milk, a touch of honey, and a dash of nutmeg. The addition of cinnamon adds a beautiful aroma and sweet after taste, making your smoothie a satisfying and nutritious start to the day.

Cinnamon-Infused Maple Syrup:

Are you a part of the majority that love pancakes, waffles and french toast for breakfast? Elevate your pancake or waffle experience by infusing your maple syrup with the lovely essence of cinnamon. Warm up the syrup on the stove and stir in cinnamon sticks. Allow it to steep for a few minutes, then remove the sticks. The result is a fragrant, sweet syrup that perfectly complements your breakfast dishes.

Cinnamon-Sugar Toast Sticks:

Transform your morning toast into a delightful and easy-to-eat treat by turning them into cinnamon-sugar toast sticks. Cut your toast into finger-friendly strips, brush with melted butter, and generously sprinkle a mixture of cinnamon and sugar on top. Bake until crispy, and serve with a side of yoghurt or cream cheese for a satisfying breakfast experience. You can also toast the sticks on a griddle with oodles of butter if you do not have an oven.

Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal:

Upgrade your bowl of oatmeal by adding a delicious flavours with cinnamon-spiced apples. In a pan, sauté apple slices with butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon until they become tender and caramelised. Spoon this delightful concoction over your bowl of oatmeal for a hearty and wholesome breakfast that combines the goodness of oats with the sweet and spiced notes of cinnamon apples.

Cinnamon Espresso:

For the coffee enthusiasts, infuse your morning brew with the warm essence of cinnamon. Add a pinch of cinnamon to your ground coffee before brewing to enjoy a subtly spiced cup. To take it a step further, sprinkle a bit of cinnamon on top of your whipped cream or foam for an added touch of elegance and flavour. You  an enjoy this delicious espresso with a bagel or croissant.