Amish Bread Recipe

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Erin Published: May 24, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Amish Bread

Buttermilk is used to make this simple Amish bread without any starter. The tender and fluffy bread is covered in a dusting of cinnamon sugar.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



For Bread:

  • 2cupssugar
  • 1cupbutter,softened
  • 2eggs
  • 2cupsbuttermilk
  • 4cupsflour
  • 2tspbaking soda

For Cinnamon Sugar Mixture:

  • cupssugar
  • 3tspcinnamon


  1. In a small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon. Set aside

  2. Cream together butter, sugar, and eggs. Add buttermilk, flour, and baking soda. Divide ½ of the batter into two greased loaf pans. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar mixture on top of the batter in each pan, reserving about ¼ to sprinkle on the top.

  3. Evenly add remaining batter to the two pans; sprinkle the rest of the cinnamon topping.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 to 50 minutes or until baked through.

  5. Cool for 20 minutes before removing from pan. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 487.49kcal
  • Fat: 16.80g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.23g
  • Trans Fat: 0.62g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.38g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.90g
  • Carbohydrates: 78.77g
  • Fiber: 1.47g
  • Sugar: 46.48g
  • Protein: 6.74g
  • Cholesterol: 68.96mg
  • Sodium: 300.94mg
  • Calcium: 69.13mg
  • Potassium: 124.36mg
  • Iron: 0.71mg
  • Vitamin A: 146.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.43mg
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