Quick Toasted Anise Biscuits

    40 minutes

    These are crunchy biscuits a bit like biscotti but simpler to make, with only four ingredients. Perfect for afternoon tea or with coffee.

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    Serves: 16 

    • 2 eggs
    • 2/3 cup (150g) caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon anise seed
    • 1 cup (125g) plain flour

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C. Grease and flour a 23x13cm loaf pan.
    2. Beat the eggs and sugar together thoroughly. Add the anise seed then mix in the flour.
    3. Scrape dough into the prepared loaf pan (it will only be about 1/2 full).
    4. Bake in preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Remove from the pan onto a wire rack to cool. Cut into 16 slices using a sharp serrated knife.
    5. Place slices on a flat sheet and bake for 5 minutes until bottom is browned. Turn and bake further 5 minutes until the other side is browned.

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    Used different ingredients. Have been looking for this recipe for yrs. It's super easy and delicious!! The only thing i changed on the 2nd batch was I used anise extract.Gives more flavour......  -  21 Jul 2008


    The quickest, and tastiest recipe!! My family love These biscuits and they are super easy to make!! Thank you for such a great recipe.  -  12 Jan 2013


    Used different ingredients. Simple, easy and tasty! I substituted anise extract for anise seed, and these little toasts were fabulous with a cuppa!  -  21 Jul 2008