Caramelized Cinnamon Toast

Mom’s Caramelized Cinnamon Toast is a childhood favorite treat she would make for us. A slice of bread, buttered, then is sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. Then, broiled to toasty caramelized perfection! 

Celebrate Mother’s Day this year with Mom’s Caramelized Cinnamon Toast recipe and turn her plain-jane cup of coffee into a sweet, creamy, frothy, foam-topped latte! The crunchy, buttery cinnamon sugar mixture broiled on top of her toast pairs perfectly with a nice hot latte!

Caramelized Cinnamon Toast

It’s the little things that will make Mom happy. Trust me. I know! Being a Mom myself, There is nothing more special than having your child treat you to breakfast on Mother’s Day! I will be making my own breakfast this year as my children live too far away from me to treat me in that way but this year, I intend to treat myself and my own Mom!

Caramelized Cinnamon Toast
My Mom always made the yummiest treats and Caramelized Cinnamon Toast was one of those treats she would make for us. Mom made her cinnamon toast in a special way for us kids. None of that butter your toast and sprinkle the cinnamon sugar on. Her way gave us a crunchy caramelized sugar topping that was a pleasure to all tastes and senses!

Caramelized Cinnamon Toast

By broiling your cinnamon toast, you will get that buttery caramelized, crunchy topping that is so hard to resist and so perfect to enjoy beside your Latte. It is almost like candy on your bread 🙂

How will you treat your mom this Mother’s Day?

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Caramelized Cinnamon Toast
Caramelized Cinnamon Toast

Mom’s Caramelized Cinnamon Toast

The crunchy, buttery cinnamon sugar mixture broiled on top of this toast bring back fond memories of mom making this very recipe in her kitchen!
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Course: Breakfast & Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caramelized Cinnamon Toast
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 138kcal


  • 4 slices bread
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons raw sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat broiler on low setting.
  • Butter each slice of bread with 1 teaspoon butter. Depending on the size of your bread, you may need to use more butter and that’s ok!
  • Stir together raw sugar crystals and ground cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle over buttered bread. Gently tap bread slice all around to spread sugar mixture over top, coating the butter completely.
  • Place under broiler and broil 2-3 minutes. Watch carefully as toast can burn easily.


Serving: 1slice toast | Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 184mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g

About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.


  1. Claudia Lamascolo May 9, 2017 at 6:18 am - Reply

    brings back some great memories of my mom she always made me cinnamon toast, must be a new york thang! LOL! thanks!

  2. Melissa @ Insider The Kitchen May 13, 2017 at 12:23 am - Reply

    A childhood favorite…except we broiled ours in the oven for a couple of minutes. My girls love it!

    • Shelby May 13, 2017 at 3:30 pm - Reply

      🙂 Thanks Melissa. This one is broiled too 🙂 I love it too, still as an adult I love to eat it!

  3. Anonymous October 3, 2019 at 10:09 am - Reply


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