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Cinnamon Burst Bread

This recipe is a favorite and is based on the yummy bread made by Great Harvest.   Its good for eating, toasting, making into french toast and is a super bread if you love bread pudding. 

This recipe makes four loaves.  It can be halved to make two, if needed.

3 T yeast
1/2 c sugar
4 eggs
3-3/4 c warm water
4-1/2 t salt
4-5 T vegetable oil
2-1/2 generous cups (use more if you like) cinnamon baking chips
11-12 c all-purpose flour (or can use a bread flour or a mix of bread, all-purpose or white whole wheat).

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a small bowl, combine yeast, 1/4 c warm water and 1 T sugar.  Let sit for 10 minutes.  To a large mixing bowl, add remaining water, eggs, and oil.  Combine.  Add the yeast mixutre to the water, eggs and oil.  To this add salt, 4 cups of flour.  Mix until it resembles a good cake batter.   Add cinnamon chips and 7 more cups of flour, taking care to add them slowly avoiding dough to be too stiff.  Knead by hand or in mixer for 10 minutes.   Add any ad…