Introducing a Delicious Quick Bread Recipe

If you’re always looking for ways to make mouthwatering dishes with minimal time and effort, then this delicious quick bread recipe is definitely one to add to your repertoire. It fuses classic European baking traditions with a truly unique, bursty flavour and texture.


-3 cups all-purpose flour

-1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder

-2 tablespoons of anise seeds

-1 teaspoon of baking soda

-1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

-2 tablespoons of honey

-1/4 teaspoon of salt

-3 tablespoons of olive oil

-1/4 cup of warm water


1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
2. Lightly grease a 9-inch loaf pan and line with parchment paper, slicing a 1/2 disk all the way around the top.
3. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the warm water, honey, olive oil, and anise seeds to make a light syrup; let sit for 10 minutes.
5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and fold until just combined.
6. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and spread evenly.
7. Sprinkle the top with a generous pinch of cinnamon.
8. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the top of the loaf is golden and a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.
9. Allow to cool in the pan for 15-20 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool further before serving.

Enjoying the Quick Bread

This quick bread recipe almost begs to be enjoyed with a generous helping of butter, but it is also lovely served plain. You can add a sprinkle of sugar on top or enjoy it with a dollop of jam. It is great for any occasion, be it as a dinner accompaniment or comfort food treat. It is easy to make, flavourful and unique.

You might also want to try this quick bread in place of a classic banana bread. The anise seeds provide a delightfully different taste and the olive oil makes it especially moist and tender. Why not give it a go and let me know what you think?

And There You Have It!

This quick bread recipe is an easy and delightful way to enjoy a truly unique burst of flavour. It’s a great way to explore culinary traditions from around the world and add some variety to your traditional baking routine. So, why not try it out today and let me know what you think?