Cinnamon bark is widely used as a spice. It is principally employed in cookery as a condiment and flavoring material. It is used in the preparation of chocolate, especially in Mexico, which is the main importer of true cinnamon.
It is also used in the preparation of some kinds of desserts, such as apple pie, donuts, and cinnamon buns as well as spicy candies, tea, hot cocoa, and liqueurs. True cinnamon, rather than cassia, is more suitable for use in sweet dishes.
Cinnamon powder has long been an important spice in Persian cuisine, used in a variety of thick soups, drinks, and sweets. It is often mixed with rosewater or other spices to make a cinnamon-based curry powder for stews or just sprinkled on sweet treats.
Serving Size 1 tbsp (6g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.2g
Vitamin A 0%
•Vitamin C 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower
depending on your caloric needs.
Made this cheesecake for Christmas dinner at our friends' place and it was a big hit. Everyone loved it. I added 1 1/2 pounds pumpkin accidentally, but the cheesecake still turned out very tasty. Rich pumpkin flavor with cheesecake, creamy and delicious. Leftover slices were already wrapped into a aluminum foil and frozen in their freezer, they kept them :)