Cinnamon sticks fragrant spice. Add to these Ceylon cinnamon sticks to ciders, cocoa, coffee, or as a decoration in your kitchen. Grind and add to any baked good as well. Our cinnamon sticks are all natural and from the bark of the cinnamon tree.
How to use Cinnamon sticks
1. Add to Coffee or Tea - Break a 5 inch Cinnamon stick and add to your tea of coffee with honey. It adds a wonderful taste and aroma. You break the Cinnamon sticks to bring out it's flavor and aroma.
2. Add a whole stick to rice - Add the stick to rice as you boil the rice. When its cooked the rice will give off a great Cinnamon scent and flavor. It's best to use Ceylon Cinnamon, which will give it a subtle sophisticate taste. Add half teaspoon of Turmeric into the rice too. That will make the rice yellow and very appetizing.
3. Make Cinnamon essence for baking - Immerse 2 Cinnamon sticks in 3 ounces of light rum, keep it a cool dark place for two weeks, shaking it everyday. You can just add the this essence to flavor any baking or cooking recipes that calls for Cinnamon essence.
4. Foot Wash - Got a bad case of Athletes foot? Break 2-3 three Cinnamon sticks and put it into some warm to hot water and immerse your feet in it. Cinnamon has a powerful anti fungal properties that should get rid of your foot fungus.
5. Flavored Water - Add one Cinnamon stick to a pot of water on medium heat and bring it to a slow boil, add a slice of orange and take it to work. It's a great refreshing drink.
6. Add to Curries - A stick of Cinnamon to Asian curries adds a warmth and depth to the the dish, especially a beef or chicken curry.
7. Powdered Cinnamon - In a spice blender, blend a few Cinnamon sticks and use it in recipes that call for Cinnamon powder. Sure you can use store bought Cinnamon powder but good cooks know store bought only delivers only 10% of the power of freshly ground Cinnamon. Besides Cinnamon sticks can be kept for a much longer time, as long as you keep it in cool dark place away from sunlight.
8. Make a Face or Foot Wash - Blend some Cinnamon powder (not too fine), mix with some Olive Oil and Sugar and you have truly powerful anti-oxidant face wash that will leave your skin nice and soft.
9. Mulled Wine - A stick of Cinnamon Cinnamon, especially Ceylon Cinnamon is an absolute must for making the perfect mulled wine. This tasty hot drink is an absolutely fantastic Christmas tradition.