This month's challenge of Sweet punch was to bake almond chocolate Biscotti and the recipe was chosen from Joy of Baking.
All purpose flour 1 3/4 cup
Sugar 2/3 cup
Baking powder 1 tsp
Salt 1/4 tsp
Vanilla extract 1 tsp
Chocolate pieces 4 oz
Almonds 3/4 cup
Preheat the oven to 180C
Blanch the almonds. Remove the skin. Toast it and slice it thinly.
Sift the flour, baking powder and salt in a plate.
Beat the eggs and sugar till fluffy- approximately 5 minutes
Now add the vanilla and beat further for a minute or so.
Now add the flour mixture and mix well
Add the almond and chocolate pieces to this.
Grease a tray and line it with a baking sheet.
Make two oblong logs from this and place it a little apart.
Bake it at 180C for 25 minutes
Remove it from the oven. Cool it and slice it into thin slices.
Reduce the oven temperature to 165 C and bake the slices for 10 minutes.
Turn all the slices down and further bake it for 10 minutes to get the best yummy almond chocolate Biscotti's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Labels: Almond, baking, biscotti, CHOCOLATE