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Cinnamon Anise Snack Cake

October 19, 2020
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Photo by clintonhillbilly
Author Notes

This is a simple, not overly sweet, and delicious cake that is great just out of the oven and just as great with coffee the next morning. If you don’t have anise extract you could also use ground anise, or omit the anise and just make it a cinnamon flavored cake. —clintonhillbilly

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 20 minutes
  • Serves 6
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon anise extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest, dried or fresh
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour (ground almonds)
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup milk
In This Recipe
  1. Cream butter and sugar together for about one minute.
  2. Add eggs, milk, anise and vanilla extract, and orange zest, and beat briefly to combine.
  3. Add flour, almond flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon and beat in low to combine (or use a spoon or whisk)
  4. Grease a small square or rectangular pan (I use an oven safe glass food storage container). Pour in batter and bake for twenty minutes.
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Recipe by: clintonhillbilly

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