Cinnamon Powder

Cinnamon Powder

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Cinnamon is a traditional seasoning in many Middle Eastern and Asian dishes.

Ground cassia bark is often preferred over other varieties of cinnamon to flavor curries, pastries and meats because of its milder but sweeter taste.

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quick look

information at a glance
approximate cups to one pound5
active compoundsVolatile oil, sugar and tannin
oil content3%
plant part usedbark

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in an airtight container away from direct heat and light.
appearance & aromaFine powder with a spicy-sweet aroma.


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cosmeticUse to make natural foundation and bronzers.
culinaryAdd to baked goods, hot cereals, hot chocolate and other beverages.
safetyCombine with other herbs and spices in incense blends.
[ Cinnamon Powder ] ~ from Montery Bay Spice Company

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flavor profile


Spicy and slightly pungent. Blends with most other warm spices.

formulas & recipes


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[ Cinnamon Powder ] ~ from Montery Bay Spice Company

what else you should know


Cinnamomum cassia is a spice made from the dried and ground bark of a tree in the laurel family. Because this species is originally native to China, it is also known as Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon.

This particular variety of cinnamon is sometimes called "bastard" cinnamon because it is not considered to be the "true" cinnamon bark harvested from the Ceylon species. It is, however, the most commonly sold variety in western grocery markets. It is also preferred over other kinds of cinnamon for use in baking because it has a sweeter taste.

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