To think just because it's nearly Christmas doesn't mean cinnamon has to be put in to everything!

(24 Posts)
CheshireDing Fri 30-Nov-12 10:45:28

It doesn't belong in my hot chocolate, I just want a regular hot chocolate, it doesn't belong in toasted teacakes and no I don't want a Ginger Spice Cinnamon blah blah loaf cake either, just give me lemon drizzle grin

DawnOfTheDee Fri 30-Nov-12 10:46:44

I'm with you. I can't stand cinnamon.

SamanthaStormer Fri 30-Nov-12 10:47:02

YABU. Cinnamon IS Christmas. It's also deliciously yummy. smile

OhTheConfusion Fri 30-Nov-12 10:48:25

YANBU I don't like cinnamon either sad

NothingIsAsBadAsItSeems Fri 30-Nov-12 10:48:49

YABU cinnamon is great grin

<adds it to shopping list>

judefawley Fri 30-Nov-12 10:51:16

I'm with you. Cinnamon is a bastard.

Cloves, cardamon, cinnamon and mulled wine - you can all feck off.

FushiaFernica Fri 30-Nov-12 10:52:14

Love cinnamon, apparently it has health properties, no idea what they are mind you.

psychomum5 Fri 30-Nov-12 11:07:50

I love cinnamon. I would have it all year round. It is lovely and spicy and yes, festive.

but you should have the choice not to have it, as some people hate it.

I hate ginger, I would not want a ginger shot in my drink.

It is a preserver tho. It helps cakes and biscuits last longer. I hope the health properties work the same in me. I quite like the idea of lasting longer grin

WelshMaenad Fri 30-Nov-12 11:09:33

It can help reduce blood sugar levels, I eat quite a lot if it as I'm diabetic. It's yummy!

MadameCreeper Fri 30-Nov-12 11:12:26

I love cinnamon but Yanbu but it does not need to go into every biscuit and drink at this time of year.

It tastes best in a chilli or tagine.

LondonElfInFestiveCheerBoots Fri 30-Nov-12 11:23:58

YABU. Cinnamon is amazing and should be in everything, all the time - rice, drinks, tagines, apple pies, curry, cookies, bolognese, cakes, roast potatoes. Also means that DP doesn't steal my food, he hates the stuff, weirdo.

chocoluvva Fri 30-Nov-12 11:25:42

YANBU despite its insulin receptivity increasing properties.
So disappointing when a delicious muffin or suchlike is spoilt christmasfied with cinnamon.

booklava Fri 30-Nov-12 11:26:22

Just been shopping and in Lidl they are selling Waffle Makers and Cinnamon Waffle Makers confused wtf!

aPirateInaPearTree Fri 30-Nov-12 11:26:32

loathe cinnamon. yanbu

chocoluvva Fri 30-Nov-12 11:26:42

In hot chocolate?!
Oh dear.
Very wrong.

DontmindifIdo Fri 30-Nov-12 11:29:05

I actually really like cinnamon, but only in its correct place, so never in hot chocolate. Therefore YANBU

bubalou Fri 30-Nov-12 11:35:57

Cinnamon - mmmmmmmmmmmmm

In fairness I would put it on everything. I love it so in my opinion YABU.

YANBU. A little cinnamon is fine, cinnamon in large quantites is wrong.

CheshireDing Fri 30-Nov-12 11:56:37

What the hell is a Cinnamon Waffle Maker, why is it different ? hmm

LondonElf it does NOT belong in
rice, drinks, tagines, apple pies, curry, cookies, bolognese, cakes, roast potatoes. That is all manner of wrong! grin < cringes at the thought >

Mulled Wine is not on the same level though, Mulled Wine is gorgeous.

BreakfastwithMrsBarderbedian Fri 30-Nov-12 12:13:03

Yanbu. It's vile.

And the airfresheners. Cinnamon is not the official smell of Christmas. Bleurgh.

Baileys is the official smell of christmas.

Its very good in coffee, when I drink coffee, which is seldom, I always get a cinnamon one .

I really like cinnamon though but prefer it in savory stuff not sweet.

MadameCreeper Fri 30-Nov-12 12:31:46

Mmmmm now I'm thinking of cinnamon toast, as students that was our after pub snack of choice.

AThingInYourLife Fri 30-Nov-12 12:37:14

grin

YANBU

I was thinking that the other day when I walked down the high street and every café had pictures of stuff covered in cinnamon powder.

I can't usually abide the smell or taste of cinnamon or ginger, but as soon as it gets cold I can't get enough of the stuff! Cinnamon on my porridge, ginger cake (which I usually loathe), chai tea, I even went out of my way specifically to buy Waitrose's cinnamon cake soap the other day.

It's so warming and comforting and just, well, Christmassy.

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