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Cinnamon Sticks

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These low carb and gluten free cinnamon sticks are just so moreish that you will not be able to stop at one!  Or maybe I was extra hungry after smelling the cooking as the scent of cinnamon cooking is one of my favourite smells.  

cinnamon sticks


I used my beloved coconut flour and a dash of psyllium husk powder to give this recipe a dough like mixture.   I am yet to try this with almond flour and would think that it should work just as good but just reduce the water as 1 cup may be too much.

As ever when making a dough with psyllium husk powder add the water a bit at a time as varieties of coconut flour and psyllium husk powder do vary.  You may not need as much I as used. 

cinnamon sticks

There is something about the cream cheese topping that just goes so perfectly with the cinnamon sticks too.  If you have any left over, put it in a dish and dip the breadsticks in.  You will not be dissapointed! I shall await my thank you letters for this suggestion….ha ha!


Cinnamon Sticks
Serves 8
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  1. 1/2 cup (56g) coconut flour
  2. 4 tablespoons (56g) butter, melted
  3. 1 egg
  4. 2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  5. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  6. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  7. 1 tablespoon (9g) psyllium ground powder
  8. 1 cup boiling water
  9. 4 tablespoons erythritol (50g) (or sugar substitute)
  10. 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  11. 2oz (56g) cream cheese, softened
  12. 1 teaspoon ground erythritol (or sugar substitute)
  13. 1 teaspoon water
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200C/400F degrees.
  2. Mix the coconut flour, baking powder, salt and psyllium powder in a bowl and combine well.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons butter, vanilla essence, 2 tablespoons erythritol and the eggs. Mix thoroughly until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs.
  4. Boil the water and add to the mixture a bit at a time, stirring thoroughly until you have a dough.
  5. Cut the dough into eight pieces. Take one of the pieces and roll out into a 6 inch log.
  6. Mix 2 tablespoons erythritol, 2 tablespoons butter and 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon in a bowl.
  7. Dip the breadsticks into the butter mixture and coat well on both sides.
  8. Place the breadsticks on a parchment paper lined baking tray.
  9. Bake for 25 minutes, turning over after 12 minutes.
  10. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  11. Blend the cream cheese, ground erythritol together with the water, adding any more if necessary for the topping. Drizzle this over the breadsticks.
  12. Eat and enjoy!
  1. Nutritional Info - Per Breadstick - 124 Calories, 9g Fat, 1g Protein, 8g Carbs, 3g Fibre, 3g Net Carbs
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  • Reply
    August 18, 2016 at 8:56 am

    Ooh waw,…these cinnamon sticks look fantastic & ooh so pretty too with the drizzled cream cheese over the top! Yummm!

  • Reply
    August 1, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    oooohh ahhhh i need these in my life right now.

    • Reply
      Angela Coleby
      August 1, 2016 at 6:02 pm


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