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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 Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Anise Sweet Bread Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Anise Sweet Bread Recipe

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Posted in: Bread Recipes
Wed, Mar 7, 2018
4 out of 5 with 15 ratings
Views: 14566


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 * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  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
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Claude Benchimol
Claude Benchimol - 10 Hours ago
I did it, loved this bread. Great recipe, I will do it again! for sure

Great to hear Claude, enjoy.
10 Hours ago (+0) (-0)

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