By Eddy − On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 6 years ago in Bread Recipes

Portuguese Anise Sweet Bread Recipe

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Portuguese Anise Sweet Bread Recipe

This Portuguese anise sweet bread is a regional and popular bread in the Ribatejo province of Portugal.

Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 45 min
Ready In 55 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy
Servings10

Ingredients

2 cups of all-purpose flour1 cup of sugar1 cup of 2% milk1 large egg1 1/2 tsp of margarine or unsalted butter1 1/2 tsp of baking powder1/2 tsp of anise seed1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon
2 cups of all-purpose flour1 cup of sugar1 cup of 2% milk1 large egg1 1/2 tsp of margarine or unsalted butter1 1/2 tsp of baking powder1/2 tsp of anise seed1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon
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Preparation

  1. In food processor, combine flour, sugar, milk, egg, margarine or butter, baking powder, anise and cinnamon.
  2. Process until well combined and pour the mixture into a  greased 9 by 5 inch loaf pan.
  3. Bake in the centre of a preheated oven at 190°C or 375°F oven until a toothpick comes out clean, about 45 to 55 minutes.
  4. Let the bread cool for about 5 minutes in the pan, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  5. Store in a sealed container at room temperature.
Recipe Credit: Lizet Catita *
Photo Credit: Jennifer Bain, thestar.com

Sofia Silvas
Sofia Silvas
How can I make this bread without a food processor? I don’t own one
1 year ago, Thursday, September 22, 2022
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Eddy
Hi Sofia, just add the ingredients as stated on step 1 to a bowl and mix and beat very well.
1 year ago, Thursday, September 22, 2022
Martha
Martha
Love Anise..Love easy breads..gonna try it!
2 years ago, Wednesday, January 19, 2022
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Eddy
Great Martha.
2 years ago, Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Claude Benchimol
Claude Benchimol
I did it, loved this bread. Great recipe, I will do it again! for sure
2 years ago, Tuesday, January 18, 2022
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Eddy
Great to hear Claude, enjoy.
2 years ago, Tuesday, January 18, 2022
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