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Difference Between Cassia & Cinnamon.

 Difference Between Cassia & Cinnamon.





Cassia:

  1. Aromatic bark of an east Asian tree.
  2. From southern china.
  3. Thick.
  4. Contains higher amount of cinnamaldehyde.
  5. Dark reddish brown.
  6. Hard bark difficult to break.
  7. Mostly used in USA & Canada.
  8. Hard bark difficult to break.
  9. Cassia powder is reddish brown & coarse.
  10. It can be toxic for regular use.
  11. Has a strong hotter flavor.
  12. Thick single layers stick.
  13. Much cheaper.
  14. Coumarin content 5-6%.
  15. Fake cinnamon.
  16. Spicy taste & pungent aroma.
  17. Hard texture.

Cinnamon:

  1. Aromatic spice made from the peeled, dried & rolled bark of a southern Asian tree.
  2. From srilanka & southern india.
  3. Contains a low amount of cinnamaldehyde.
  4. Thin.
  5. Contains a low amount of cinnamaldehyde.
  6. Tan brown.
  7. Made of thin fragile layers like cigar.
  8. Mostly used in Europe & Mexico.
  9. Cinnamon powder is tan & smooth.
  10. Has fewer coumarin 7 is better for regular use.
  11. Has a mild flavor.
  12. Fragile/slender sticks.
  13. Expensive.
  14. Coumarin content 0.04%.
  15. True cinnamon.
  16. Sweet, delicate taste & aroma.
  17. Soft in texture.

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