See Kathy's countertops? So shiny.
In a separate bowl, combine buttermilk, water and vanilla and mix together.
In a third bowl, combine softened butter with the sugar and mix with an electric mixer (hand mixer is fine) until soft and creamy.
Alternate the dry ingredients and the wet ingredients into the butter,sugar and egg mixture and beat until fully combined.
No, whew!.......It's just my nephew Cam, trying to decapitate me with his little Brookstone helicopter.
It's the size of a sparrow...........and is just as fast! It's hard for me to get a clear shot with my camera.
Cue the "Jaws" music......and.....
And the moral to this story is........Boxers do not like helicopters. Especially the little noisy ones.
Now, back to our regularly scheduled broadcast..........
You could smell the cinnamon and chocolate baking all over the neighborhood...and as usual when I bake.....birds sang, dogs barked, children cried and angels wept.
STARBUCKS CHOCOLATE CINNAMON BREAD
(this recipe will make two loaves)
Sh-h-h-h-h-h! Remember it's a secret.
.....And the password is YUM.