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Cinnamon sticks

What are cinnamon sticks? About the ingredient cinnamon sticks. Including 398 recipes with cinnamon sticks, where it's found, and video.


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 thancassia, is more suitable for use in sweet dishes.

Cinnamon bark is one of the few spices that can be consumed directly.

Cinnamon sticks

Its flavor is due to an aromatic essential oil that makes up 0.5% to 1% of its composition. This oil is prepared by roughly pounding the bark, macerating it in seawater, and then quicklydistilling the whole. It is of a golden-yellow color, with the characteristic odor of cinnamon and a very hot aromatic taste.

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Where found

Cinnamon sticks is usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

In Chinese:肉桂棒
British (UK) term: Cinnamon sticks
en français:bâtons de cannelle
en español:palitos de canela

Recipes using cinnamon sticks

There are 385 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Allspiced Cider
Baklava (Papadakis Taverna)
Baklava 2
Baklava Rolls
Cafe De Olla (Mexican Spiced Coffee)
Chana aur Sarson ka Saag Biryani (Basmati Rice & Curry Casserole)
Chicken and Shrimp Vindaloo
Chunky Pickles
Cinnamon Ice Cream
Cold Plum Soup
Cranberry, Apple and Pear Sauce
Crockpot Apple Cider

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