How To Use Cinnamon Sticks?

Do you eat cinnamon sticks?

People generally grind up cinnamon sticks instead of eating them, but chewing on cinnamon sticks is safe for most people. Some cinnamon contains high levels of coumarin, which can lead to liver problems and cause some drug interactions when taken in high doses.

Do cinnamon sticks dissolve?

Cinnamon will not dissolve in water, but you can infuse the flavor and I would assume some of the health benefits, by putting a cinnamon stick in the water as it heats. Or, you could add some ground cinnamon to your coffee basket before brewing it.

Can you use cinnamon sticks in baking?

Cinnamon sticks add great flavor, improves food palatability and gives a fabulous aroma to baked goods, Cassia Cinnamon sticks are used in recipes which call for an overt Cinnamon taste, Because Cassia Cinnamon sticks tend to be spicy with a strong aroma it is ideal for coffee.

Can you use cinnamon sticks instead of ground cinnamon?

Substitute For Cinnamon Sticks

You can substitute ground cinnamon for the stick where appropriate (1 -3″ stick = 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon). OR – For a different flavor profile, for each 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon substitute 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice. OR – Use 1/4 to half teaspoon of ground nutmeg.