|Baby carrots||3⁄4 Pound, cut in half lengthwise|
|Unsweetened apple juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Tablespoon|
|Anise seeds||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
Arrange carrot in a vegetable steamer over boiling water.
Cover and steam 6 minutes or until carrot is tender; drain.
Transfer to a serving platter, and keep warm.
Combine apple juice and remaining ingredients in a small saucepan; stir until smooth.
Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Pour over carrot, and toss gently.