Italian biscotti cookies

It's surprisingly delicious homemade cookies perfectly combined with a hot cup of strong coffee or tea. Being double-baked, they can be obtained nicely crisp and stuffed with a variety of dried fruits, baked goods will gently caress your taste.

The list of ingredients, see below ...

Biscotti with dried fruits

Ingredients: 250-300 g flour, 150 g sugar, 1 sachet of vanilla sugar, 2-3 eggs, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 50 g of dried apricots, figs 50 g, 50 g pistachios, 50 g almond, lemon zest 1.

Italian biscotti cookies


Rinse dried and soaked in boiling water for about 10-15 minutes. If they are more stringent should be soaked longer, until slightly softened.

Sift the flour, add the sugar, vanilla sugar, baking powder and mix. Then in another bowl beat the eggs, stirring slowly pour in the flour and knead the mass of homogeneous and thick dough.

Soaked dried fruits, the composition of which can be supplemented at the discretion, add to the mix, and put lemon zest and mix well.

Put the mixture into a floured board roll into a long loaf and divided into two small loaves. Transfer to a greased baking oil and bake in oven 20 minutes at 180 degrees.

Then remove the loaf, to move heat and cut longitudinally a width of about 1 cm. Newly put the pieces on the tray and sent to an oven. Bake for 10-15 minutes more, to turn the interval.

Chocolate biscotti with hazelnuts

Ingredients: 200 g sugar, 2 eggs, 250 grams of flour, 1-2 tbsp. spoons cocoa powder 2 teaspoon of water, soda pinch, 150 g of whole hazelnuts

Italian biscotti cookies

Carefully rub the sugar with the eggs to the magnificent white. Stir in a deep bowl sifted flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and parts add to the egg mixture, pour a little water, stir until smooth.

Share chocolate mass parts per well floured surface roll in a rectangle or square, put brushed from the skin hazelnuts. Crushing roll the dough into a roll.

On a baking sheet lined paper for baking, chocolate roll shift and send Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes. Then take out, let cool for 5 minutes, cut into long slices diagonally, arrange on a baking sheet and re-send it in the oven. Continue to bake for another 15 minutes.

Italian biscotti cookies

Also, forest nuts, you can just put on the dough and add a few pieces of crushed, and only then roll the mass to roll. When you are ready to give a little cool.

Pastries can be stored long enough. In general, they are recommended to consume the next day. The process of preparing Biscotti does not require special skills, it's easy and delicious!