Hello everybody.

Been trying different types of biscottis lately , all results were excellent by means of taste and texture.

not so sweet and not too hard, the right thing to have with your morning coffee.

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Base of dough is almost the same but I used different flavors, anise seeds, coconut and blackberry jam and today’s amazing ones were chocolate with nuts.


Ingredients and method:

Coconut jam biscotti:

  • 3 medium sized eggs or 2 large .
  • 1 cup sugar.
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil.
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 3 tablespoons blackberry jam
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking powder.
  • 2 cups flour ( might need a bit more to make dough easy to handle)
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Chocolate Nuts Biscotti:

  • substitute coconut and jam with 3 tablespoons cocoa and half a cup of crushed nuts ( walnuts ,almonds and hazelnuts)


*Beat eggs, vanilla and sugar well till creamy.

*Add butter and oil.

*Add all other ingredients subsequently till you get a a dough , you can add extra flour to make it easy to form.

*Shape dough to a cylinder then cut with a sharp knife to slices.

*Bake in a medium heated oven for 10-15 minutes or till bottom is firm .

*Leave to cool then store in a cookie jar or tin.

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Enjoy them with coffee or tea , taste is magical believe me.

Almond Biscotti and Ginger Chocolate Cookies.

Hello everybody.

No cooking today cause we still have lots of leftovers,however we’re visiting my cousin this afternoon so I figured a box of cookies would be a nice gift.

First batch was ginger chocolate ones, remember the peanut butter ones with Quality Street chocolates in them? well did the same recipe but added fresh and ground ginger,cinnamon,nutmeg,cloves and a bit of molasses instead of the peanut butter. Tastes really good.

Second batch was almond walnut biscottis,these are traditional Italian biscuits usually done with different kinds of flavors and nuts.

Ingredients and method:

* 3/4 cup butter.

* 3/4 cup sugar.

* 4 eggs.

* 2 1/2 cups flour.

* 1 cup nuts,roasted then finely crushed.

* 1 tsp baking powder.

* I added a bit of cinnamon,cardamon and all spice.

* Mix all ingredients consequently till you get a sticky dough.

* Refrigerate for 1 hour.

* cut dough to two halves then form them into logs.

* bake for 45 minutes or till done in the middle.( I was in a hurry so took it out earlier, a small mistake I think)

* when cooled cut to thin slices and toast in the oven till crispy ( 20-30 minutes)


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