Raisin and Walnut Biscotti


Biscotti

Biscotti is Italian and literally means twice baked, this is how you get their dry, crisp texture.  Biscotti is traditionally served with a cup of coffee or tea.  Some people like dipping it into hot chocolate, no matter how you like to eat them, they can be found  in all sorts of flavors.

Ingredients:

120g
120g
2
1 tsp
220g
1 tsp
¼ tsp
75g
120g
1
Unsalted butter, melted
Sugar
Eggs
Vanilla extract
All purpose flour
Baking powder
Salt
Raisins
Walnuts, chopped
Egg white, lightly beaten (for brushing)

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350◦F.
  • Beat melted butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a large mixer bowl.  Combine flour, baking powder and salt, stir until just combined.
  • Add in walnuts and raisins, stir well to combine.

Biscotti dough

Form mixture into a log or divide mixture into two smaller logs.

Biscotti dough

  • Place on a lined baking tray and brush with egg white.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes or until light golden.  Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 15 minutes.
  • Place the log on the cutting board, using a sharp knife, cut the log on a diagonal into 1/2-inch thick slices.  Arrange the biscotti, cut side down, on the baking sheet.  Return biscotti to the oven and bake until they are golden brown, about 15 minutes.

Biscotti dough

  • Transfer the biscotti to a rack and cool completely.
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