Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti

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Almond biscotti offers a splendid blend of nutty taste and crunchy feel, making it a delightful snack. This cookie, usually baked twice and typically oblong, is a favorite pairing for tea or coffee due to its unique taste. Every nibble is a luxurious treat. The roasted almonds contribute to the crunchiness while infusing each morsel with a gentle sweetness that lingers on your taste buds. So why not whip up some traditional scrumptious almond biscotti and satiate your cravings for something sweet and crunchy?

Almond Biscotti served with espresso

Ingredients to Make Almond Biscotti

  • Unsalted butter
  • Raw sugar
  • Almond emulsion
  • Vanilla extract
  • Eggs
  • Egg yolk
  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Nutmeg
  • Almonds

Ingredient Notes and Variations

All-purpose flour: It is one of the main ingredients of this recipe, as without it, you cannot make cookie dough. Strain it very well before use.

Raw sugar: It will help you to sweeten your cookies. You can add it according to your taste. Instead of raw sugar, you can use brown sugar.

Nutmeg: Add nutmeg to give your almond biscotti a warm touch of spices. However, you can also use cinnamon to add aroma and warm flavors.

Almonds: The star ingredient of this recipe is that without almonds, you cannot make almond biscotties. They give your cookies nutty flavors.

Baking Powder: An essential ingredient for baking items. It makes bubbles in the baking products, giving them an airy and light texture.

How to Make Almond Biscotti?

1: Mix the ingredients

Add sugar, eggs, egg yolk, vanilla extract, sugar, almond emulsion, and butter in a mixing bowl.

Whisk them to get a smooth consistency.

Now add all-purpose flour, baking powder salt, and nutmeg. Stir to make the dough.

Fold the almonds in the dough.

preparing dough for Almond Biscotti

2: Shape the dough

Dust some flour on a clean surface and put the dough on it.

Roll it to give it a loaf-like shape.

Apply egg white coat with a brush.

Take a baking sheet and transfer the dough.

3: Bake the dough

Preheat the oven and keep the temperature at 350 degrees.

Bake the loaf of the cookie dough in the preheated oven for 25 minutes until it turns golden.

Now lower the oven to 300 degrees.

Let the baked dough cool at room temperature for 15 minutes.

4: Cut the dough into slices

Slice the baked dough loaf into slices with one-inch thickness.

Place these slices on the baking tray.

Bake again for 15 to 20 minutes. The time may vary depending on the crispiness you want.

Almond Biscotti served with espresso

Serve them with coffee or tea to satisfy your sweet cravings.

Serve them with coffee or tea. To make them more delightful, you can dip these biscotti in chocolate.

Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti

Muhammad Kashif
Almond biscotti offers a splendid blend of nutty taste and crunchy feel, making it a delightful snack. This cookie, usually baked twice and typically oblong, is a favorite pairing for tea or coffee due to its unique taste. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 25 Biscotti

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup raw sugar
  • 2 teaspoon almond emulsion
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 egg yolk Reserve the white
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup almonds toasted & roughly chopped

How to Make?

  • Preheat the oven and keep the temperature at 350°F.
  • Whisk the eggs, butter, almond emulsion, vanilla extract, sugar, and egg yolks.
  • Mix flour, salt, and baking powder in the wet ingredients and make a dough.
  • Transfer the dough to a baking sheet, giving it a wide loaf-like shape.
  • Bake it for 25 minutes or until it achieves a golden hue.
  • Remove the dough loaf from the oven and let it cool.
  • Cut it into slices and bake again for 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 3biscottiCalories: 444kcalCarbohydrates: 58gProtein: 8.6gFat: 20.8gSaturated Fat: 8.5gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 95mgPotassium: 216mgFiber: 2.6gSugar: 25.8gCalcium: 78mgIron: 1mg
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