Anise Almond Loaf

Anise Almond Loaf

"'I own two bread machines and love to come up with different recipes to try in them,' writes Diane Widner of Blue Island, Illinois. 'This golden loaf, with its tasty combination of anise and almond flavors, is especially nice to serve during the holidays.'"
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3 h 10 m servings
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Original recipe yields 16 servings

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  1. In bread machine pan, place first eight ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose light crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Just before the final kneading (your machine may audibly signal this), add almonds.


  • Editor' Note: The use of the timer feature is not recommended for this recipe.


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This is very good. I love the anise flavor. Only complaint--and maybe it's something I did and will have to try it again to see--is that the loaf fell in the middle. Otherwise, love the almon...

i love this bread it is like a cake kinda and toasts well for breakfast...tho i used unsalted butter coz that is what i had...but i recommend it...i think it is VERY GOOD...have one in the bread...

Made this for my father and he loved it the only things I changed are I added 1 Tablespoon extra of water and instead of anise seed I used 1//4 teaspoon of anise oil. Had a light anise flavor b...

Delicious and so light! I was worried that my husband might not like the slight anise flavor, but he is on his third piece and it just came out of the machine! This is a keeper for us.

Whoever rated this 3 out of 5 probably doesn't like the anise flavor. My husband tried it. He liked it so much he ate the whole loaf. I will be making this a lot.

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