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Monday, March 18, 2013

Almond Biscotti


                                                                           

Being a chocolate lover, I usually prefer trying chocolate recipes. This time I want to give  a try with Almonds. Adapted the recipe from a cook book written by Lora Brody. Biscotti means double cooked. These biscotti will be dry and can be stored for long time. Dunk this biscotti in your favourite coffee or tea and enjoy it. Please check below for detailed steps for making Almond biscotti.










Preparation Time:     10 mins
Cook Time :               55 mins
Ready in :                  1 hour 5 mins
Yields:                        12 biscotti


Ingredients:
All purpose flour / Maida
1.1 Cup
Granulated Sugar
1/2 Cup
Silvered, blanched almonds
1/2 Cup
vegetable Oil
1/4 cup
Eggs
1
Salt         
1/4 tsp 
Baking powder
1/2 tsp
Almond extract
1 tsp


Instructions:
  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Place the parchment paper on baking sheet.
  • Dry roast almonds to golden colour in a kadai. Stirring it frequently. It can be roasted in oven also.

  • Take All purpose flour in a vessel. Mix baking powder, salt and sugar to the flour. whisk one egg. Add vegetable oil and essence to the whisked egg.

  • Add egg mixture to the flour bowl. Add roasted almonds and mix well to form a soft dough. 
  • Roll the dough into a single log 10 inch long and 4 inch wide. Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes.

  • Remove from oven and allow it to cool. cut the log into slices as shown in below picture.

  • Turn the slices of biscotti and bake for 10 minutes. Turn the slices of biscotti and bake for 10 minutes.



 Tips:
Always use the exact quantities of ingredients while baking.


4 comments:

  1. Beautiful biscotti, i have always wanted to try these almond one's since I usually love them at Starbucks :P but yours look so similar... superb post and recipe

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  2. Delicious! I love biscotti's with my tea :)

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