Mom's Scratch Anisette Cake

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

My family loves anisette cake and always used it in cookies, cakes and I loved the smell of it!

 Mom's Scratch Anisette Cake

This is a cake that was amazing to us on Sunday dinners with the family that mom made many times. Either you love anisette cake or hate it, Italian or not! 

Mom's Scratch Anisette Cake Recipe

2 1/2 cups flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup butter 
1 3/4 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 1/4 cups milk whole
2 to 3 teaspoons anise extract (or Sambuca but this won't leave as strong as a taste of anise)
1 tablespoon vanilla
pinch of salt

Heavily grease a bundt or tube pan. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 

Cream the sugar and butter for at least 3 minutes until light and fluffy. Add the milk, eggs, flavorings. Beat the flour in next with all the rest of the ingredients for two minutes. 
Pour into the prepared pan, bake around 45 minutes or until the toothpick comes clean. Cool either dust with powdered sugar or use a thin drizzle of powdered sugar and water frosting over the top.
For a quicker Cake Mix version CLICK HERE

1 comment

  1. I definitely love the taste and aroma of anise! This is a cake for me :-))


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