Cinnamon

By: Brendan Vasiloff

Origin of cinnamon

It was first used in Egypt as a preforming agent for the embalming process. it was also burned for the dearth of the roman emperor Nero's wife. It was usually used as some sort of tinder for burning.

Botanical Info

Cinnamon is from inner bark of a Cinnamomum Verum tree

Common Culinary uses

Common culinary uses

Recipe: snicker doodles


3

cups

all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled


1

teaspoon

baking soda


2

teaspoons

cream of tartar


1/2

teaspoon

kosher salt


1

cup

(2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature


1/2

cup

light brown sugar


1 1/4

cups

granulated sugar


2


large eggs


2

teaspoons

pure vanilla extract


2

teaspoons

ground cinnamon

Health Benefits

  • Lower blood sugar fro people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
  • Just smelling cinnamon boosts cognitive function and memory.
  • weight reduction
  • smell helps when you have a cold

interesting facts

  • Cinnamon tree is small evergreen plant that can reach 32 to 49 feet in height. Cultivated cinnamon tree is grown in the form of bush.
  • Cinnamon can be used for the preservation of food because of its antimicrobial properties
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