What Is Saigon Cinnamon?
Saigon cinnamon, also known as Vietnamese cinnamon or cassia cinnamon, is an evergreen tree indigenous to mainland Southeast Asia. Despite its name, Saigon cinnamon is more closely related to cassia than to cinnamon “true cinnamon”, Ceylon cinnamon), though in the same genus as both. Saigon cinnamon has 1-5% essential oil in content and 25% in essential oil, which is the highest of all the cinnamon species. Consequently, among the species, Saigon cinnamon commands a relatively high price.
Saigon Cinnamon Recipes & Cooking Tips
Use to bake cakes, muffins or cinnamon bread, we also love Saigon cinnamon infused in our morning latte or in squash soup. Freshly ground in house.
Heaven! Absolutely love opening the container of this just to smell it! This will be one I refill more often since once I had this no other cinnamon will do.
I love cinnamon and have been disappointed in the quality I find in grocery stores. The Saigon Cinnamon from Raw Spice Bar is the BEST. I will never buy Saigon Cinnamon anywhere else.
If you haven't tried this stuff you need to!! We use it in hot cocoa, smoothies with cocoa, baking, basically anything that has chocolate or cocoa in it
This cinnamon may be a little expensive but OH MY is it worth it.