Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal Bread – Bread Machine

Toast is one of my favorite things for breakfast. Sure muffins, scones, cereal, bagels, etc. are nice, but there is just something about a warm piece of toast. One of my favorite breads to toast is cinnamon raisin. Part of it is that it tastes great and the other part is that it smells so good while toasting!
This bread is no different. The cinnamon and nutmeg provide both great flavors and great aromas! In fact, I’m pretty sure I was pacing the kitchen waiting for the last ten minutes of the baking to be finished. I would go and do something and then come back and check the time on the bread machine and sure enough, it hadn’t magically elapsed 10 minutes. In fact, the most it ever changed was two! But it smelled so good!!
This is right up there with the cinnamon swirl bread that I make as far as flavor. The bonus with this bread though, is that it is made in the bread machine and not the oven. That means I can go about getting things done without having to knead, let it rise, punch it down, let it rise a second time, etc.

This bread is light and fluffy despite containing wheat flour and oats and is perfect plain or with a light layer of butter or whipped cream cheese. This bread is also great toasted (as already mentioned!) or used to make french toast!
Have a great weekend!!

Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal Bread – Bread Machine
Yield: One 1.5 pound loaf


  • 1 C water, warm (about 80 degrees F)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 tbsp brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 C white whole wheat flour
  • 1 C all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 C quick oats
  • 2 1/2 tsp instant dry yeast
  • 1/2 C raisins
  1. Place all ingredients, except raisins, in bread machine according to manufacturer’s instructions. Place raisins in bread machine dispenser for fruit and nuts.
  2. Select the Rapid Sweet Bread Course and 1.5lb loaf. Chose your crust option. I use medium for most breads. Press start.
  3. Remove bread pan to a wire rack when finished. Let cool for 10 minutes before slicing. Store bread in an airtight bag or container.
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  1. ahh this looks lovely!

  2. This bread definitely looks fluffy! And so flavorful… cinnamon raisin is my #1 favorite. I always grew up eating cinnamon raisin toast! And toast w/ cinnamon-sugar on top! So yes, I am a cinnamon fiend!

    Wish I had a bread maker!

  3. This looks so good! I love fresh bread!

  4. What a great blog following you via BLogHop thanks for stoppin by!

  5. Wow looks great! I couldn’t make this for myself i’d eat it all!

  6. I love cinnamon bread, especially for breakfast. This looks really good!

  7. I do love cinnamon bread with some cinnamon sugar :), also as french toast. Thanks for the recipe and thanks for the comment on my hand pies, you got to try them, easy but rather addicting.

  8. This bread sounds killer!

  9. This looks delicious!

  10. I really like cinnamon raisin bread but have never tried an oatmeal version. I love that this is whole grain! Looks delicious. :)

  11. OH…my FAVORITE!!

  12. I LOVE the smell of bread baking! It’s so comforting. And I’m a big fan of toast, too. I have some almost every day. :)

    Looks like a great recipe!

  13. Okay I definitely need a bread machine now!

  14. I absolutely love freshly made bread. Nothing can really beat it. Well, except homemade ice cream. But still, there really is no other comparison!

  15. This bread looks so fresh, warm and welcoming 😀
    Love it!


  16. LOVE my bread machine! will have to try this in it!

  17. HI Jessica! I just took the bread out of the machine and had to let you know it’s delicious! I cut back on the salt to one teaspoon and it’s still a little salty so I’ll cut back a little more. I ate my piece hot right out of the machine with butter, yum-yum! Thanks for sharing! Blessings from Bama!

  18. My bread machine is not equipped with the nuts dispenser, any suggestions?

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