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Aniseed Bread

Christmas is around the corner so it’s time to share a new bread recipe for Aniseed Bread.  This is the perfect bread to add to your Christmas breakfast!  It’s a fairly simple recipe which is similar to my Plait Bread recipe but the dough made with butter and whole aniseed.    Adding aniseed to the recipe gives it the bread a mild licorice flavor that goes well with Pepperpot’s deep rich flavors.  

Aniseed Bread

Being that it’s the holidays, this is the perfect time to make a beautiful braided bread centerpiece like these.   To get this look, the bread is braided then baked in a loaf pan.   You can also bake it on a baking pan.  There’s nothing like homemade bread so if you’ve never made it before you are in for a treat. 

Aniseed Bread

I have a full playlist of Christmas recipe videos on YouTube such as Sponge Cake, Fruit Cake, Black Cake, Sorrel, Ginger beer, and this recipe video as well.    If you make this recipe, be sure to share it with me on Instagram.



  1. Allison
    December 14, 2020 / 5:01 pm

    Good Afternoon, I just watch your video how to make aniseed bread . Now I cook a lot but I don’t mess with flour and my girlfriend always tell me to make my own bread so I don’t have to line up in that crowd for bread for Christmas. So I’ll be trying so baking home make bread for this Christmas

  2. Adele
    December 15, 2020 / 11:12 am

    Hey Jehan, I have been waiting for a good aniseed bread recipe for ages to make for my Mum, and I think this looks like the best one! Where can I buy aniseed in the UK? I want to surprise my Mum for Christmas with the taste of home.

  3. JehanP
    December 20, 2020 / 6:27 pm

    Hi Adele, thanks, I don’t live in the UK so I won’t know where to purchase it there but I would imagine that your local shop that sells spices should have it.