Diabetic Anise Raisin Bread

This diabetic anise raisin bread is gooooooooooooooooood. Anise bread has been around for centuries and is typically served for breakfast or an after dinner treat. It can be served with hot coffee or some steamed milk. ENJOY!

Most anise bread recipes are not a quick fix. This type of bread takes multiple ingredients and an allotted amount of time to fix. If you are looking to add a bit of moistness to this bread, add 1 cup of shredded zucchini to make it a delicious zucchini anise bread recipe. For some reason the juice from the zucchini adds to the bread.

Anise Raisin Bread

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups -2tsp flour
2 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
3 tablespoons Reduced-calorie margarine
1 teaspoon Reduced-calorie margarine
1/2 cup Skim milk
1/4 cup Sugar(or sweetener equiv)
1 tablespoon Anise seeds, crushed
1/4 teaspoon Anise extract
1/2 teaspoon Lemon extract
1 Egg
1/4 cup Raisins

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

2. In a large bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Add margarine and blend with fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients, except raisins. Beat with fork or wire whisk until blended. Add this mixture and raisins to dry ingredients, stirring until all ingredients are moistened.

3. Place ain a 4x8" nonstick loaf pan or one that has been sprayed with a nonstick cooking spray. Pat down dough gently with slightly wet fingertips. Bake 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes, then invert onto a rack to finish cooling.

From *Prodigy's Food and Wine-Healthy Eating Bulletin Board, from Bridget Benjamin - PHFC09A.

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