Cinnamon (True)

Cinnamomum verum

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Cassia bark is often sold as Cinnamon as they share a similar aroma and appearance. However, they are very different when the two are side by side, both in texture and aroma. Cinnamon is flakey and soft whereas Cassia is a single roll and hard. Cassia has a complex aroma with a bitter finish, whereas Cinnamon is sweet and warm.