Cinnamon Swirl Bread would be great for Christmas morning - like having dessert for breakfast!
Cinnamon Swirl Bread
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Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease/flour/spray the bottom and sides of a 9″x5″x3″ loaf pan.
Combine 1/3 cup of sugar, pecans (if using), and cinnamon. Set aside.
Combine 1 cup of sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl or mixer bowl. In a separate bowl, beat egg. Then, stir in milk and oil . Make a well in the flour mixture, and add the egg mixture. Stir just until mixed. Do not over mix.
Pour half of the batter into loaf pan. Sprinkle with half of the cinnamon mixture. Repeat. With a wide rubber scraper or spatula, swirl mixtures together with a down and up circular motion.
Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until done. Cool in pan for about 10 minutes. Then, cool completely on a wire rack.