Dairy-Free Aniseed Biscuits

Dairy-Free Aniseed Biscuits


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About this recipe: These biscuits are packed full of flavour and are easy to make. The biscuit batter is allowed to dry out overnight before being baked. Enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.


Serves: 25 

  • 125g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons aniseed powder
  • 125g plain flour
  • 1 pinch bicarbonate of soda

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:8hr drying  ›  Ready in:8hr22min 

  1. Beat sugar and eggs until light and fluffy.
  2. Mix together flour, aniseed and bicarbonate of soda, then gradually fold into egg mixture.
  3. Grease a baking tray liberally and drop heaped teaspoons onto it. Let dry overnight, uncovered.
  4. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes until lightly golden.
  5. Let cool on tray for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool fully. Store in an airtight biscuit tin.

Aniseed powder

If your local supermarket doesn't stock aniseed powder, you can find it in Oriental/Chinese speciality shops or online.

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