5″ Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks: Zeylanicum (Ceylon) cinnamon is pale in color, and more delicate, more fragrant, not as pungent, and not as sweet as cassia. It also has a slight citrus flavor. Ceylon cinnamon is actually true cinnamon. Compared to the more common cassia cinnamon, ceylon cinnamon is less spicy and more complex, subtle, and fragrant.
Ceylon cinnamon is used in European cuisine, as a beverage stirrer, great with hot cocoa, adds spice to coffee and tea. Ceylon sticks are delicate and easy to grind in a coffee or spice mill. In its ground form, use ceylon in desserts, custard, pie, ice cream, pudding, whipped cream and fruit.