Sun-Maid’s cinnamon swirl raisin bread has been around for many years. There’s a reason for that. It tastes superior to all of the other brands. It also has the most raisins, and the perfect balance of cinnamon.What I also enjoy, since this bread is clearly a treat; is the fact that the slices are nice and small. No need to feel guilty! You know, unless you use the copious amounts of butter and cream cheese that I do.
Do you know what is an absolute delight? Using this raisin bread to make french toast. It’s delicious, and even efficient since you’ll need fewer ingredients in your egg mixture.
The only suggestion I would have for Sun-Maid would be to offer a whole wheat version of this bread. Country Harvest has a whole wheat variety which makes it Sun-Maid’s only competition in my opinion.Their loaves are huge, but the guilt is lessened by the whole wheat factor.
Cinnabon, the mall pastry store, has recently tried to mimic Sun-Maid’s bread by boasting the same sized packaging and look. The only difference is the blue bag. They even made the same swirl in their bread. That being said, the cinnabon loaf is missing a key ingredient. The raisins! They trick you by placing spots of cinnamon in addtion to the swirls to confuse you. The raisins are supposed to make you feel good about eating sugar bread… Get it right Cinnabon!