How to Bake BISCOTTI (Italian Almond Biscuits)

Biscotti or cantuccini di Prato and 'vino santo (traslates holy wine)is a famous desert in Tuscuny region in italy. The delicious crisp biscotti are dipped in sweet desert wine that is served along

How to Bake BISCOTTI  (Italian Almond Biscuits) Recipe
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In one ball measure flour, corn meal, salt, baking soda, and almonds coarsely chopped. In another ball put eggs vanilla and extract, beat briefly.make a well in the flour and mix. Add butter

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Knead a bit and leave in the fridge 1/2 hr. Then form two logs. Put on a tray flatten and bake 25mins. Take out and let cool completely. Cut with a bread knife put them on the tray cut side down.

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Dry in an oven 120C 20mins on each side

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Ingredients: flour, sugar, cornmeal, almonds, eggs and butter

Ingredients: flour, sugar, cornmeal, almonds, eggs and butter

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Flavorings and additives: vanilla extract, almond extract, salt and baking soda

Flavorings and additives: vanilla extract, almond extract, salt and baking soda

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Grill slightly the almonds. They are going to toast more during the baking

Grill slightly the almonds. They are going to toast more during the baking

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Mix salt and baking soda with the flour

Mix salt and baking soda with the flour

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Add the cornmeal

Add the cornmeal

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Add the sugar

Add the sugar

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Put 1 Tsp  vanilla extract + 1/4 Tsp almond extract over the 2 eggs

Put 1 Tsp vanilla extract + 1/4 Tsp almond extract over the 2 eggs

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Beat them together slightly

Beat them together slightly

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And add over the four mixture

And add over the four mixture

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Add the butter and gather the dough

Add the butter and gather the dough

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Chop the almonds. Add to the dough

Chop the almonds. Add to the dough

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Transfer to a flour dusted surface. It is a very sticky dough.

Transfer to a flour dusted surface. It is a very sticky dough.

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Form a ball and divide in half

Form a ball and divide in half

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Form 2 logs put them on a baking tray lined wit a parchment paper. Flatten the logs to have around 2 cm thickness

Form 2 logs put them on a baking tray lined wit a parchment paper. Flatten the logs to have around 2 cm thickness

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Bake for 20-25 mins in a preheated oven 175C

Bake for 20-25 mins in a preheated oven 175C

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Out of the oven. Let cool at least 30 mins. The cut into strips of 1 cm large. Put back on the baking tray and rebake at 120C 20 mins on each side.

Out of the oven. Let cool at least 30 mins. The cut into strips of 1 cm large. Put back on the baking tray and rebake at 120C 20 mins on each side.

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