This quick, lightly sweetened cinnamon butter makes an excellent topping for plain baked or mashed sweet potatoes or winter squash. It takes just a minute or two to make! Feel free to alter the amount of cinnamon and sugar to suit your taste.
I like to serve this cinnamon butter with quick bread, scones, or muffins. The butter is pictured with this pineapple nut bread. It would be a nice spread for pancakes or waffles as well.
The recipe makes about 1/3 cup, and it's easily scaled up for a large dinner or brunch.
- 4 tablespoons butter (softened)
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1. In a small bowl combine the softened butter, cinnamon, and powdered sugar; blend thoroughly and chill until serving time.
2. Serve rounded teaspoonfuls on baked or plain mashed sweet potatoes, or serve it along with quick bread, muffins, scones, or pancakes.
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