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Aniseed Loaf

A pleasant anise flavor distinguishes this from other quick breads. I've found that the old-fashioned flavor appeals to all.—Henrietta Tenhage, Fergus, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    1 loaf


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon aniseed


  • In a large bowl, beat the sugar, honey and oil. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to sugar mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition. Stir in aniseed.
  • Pour into a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.

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  • HOGWriter
    Feb 1, 2014

    The licorice flavor comes through at just the right amount to make this a winner. Just like AWD before us - we loved it.

  • AWD
    Nov 28, 2011

    Made two loaves for my mother in laws birthday and both adults and kids loved it. Its quick and easy and I will be making it again soon!