"This bread is a greek type of bread that tastes almost like cake, although the sugar content is much lower. It makes a terrific breakfast bread."


servings 213 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 213 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 29g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 196 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the anise seed and mix well.
  2. In a separate large bowl cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in one egg, and then the other. Beat for 1 minute.
  3. Beginning with the flour mixture, alternately add the milk and flour to the large bowl with the creamed butter and sugar. Mix until all ingredients are incorporated.
  4. Spoon batter into a greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 50 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes before inverting onto a cooling rack. May be stored in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.
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  1. 7 Ratings


This is really good! The ingredients are so simple and plain yet it makes a nice quick-like-bread that isn't sticky (noted too by another reviewer) yet so much lighter ... it is almost like cake...

This bread is great! It is subtly sweet, and not sticky like most quick breads. I guess it does have a more cake-like texture. It's kind of unassuming, but I think that's what I like about it...

This baked up to a delicately flavored treat, ideal to accompany a cup of tea or coffee. It was a bit crumbly, which made getting it out of the toaster something of a challenge but we enjoyed i...

This has a good flavor, but the description is very misleading! This in taste, texture, and appearance is essentially a pound cake. The main photo is spot on what this looks like. Maybe, it's no...

This was very good warm. I can see topping it with a nice glaze and some butter... if you don't mind the calories, but it is not essential. I cannot bite into an anise seed and enjoy it so I sub...

Hmm, not my favorate. This recipe is fine, though coming from a greek family i guess im extra picky about this sort of things!! I think the flavours arnt that great, it is quite nice though if y...