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    Honey Almond Biscotti

    Honey Almond Biscotti. Photo by Strwbrrykisses

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    Total Time:

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    1 hrs 10 mins

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    TommyGato's Note:

    I love the honey flavor of these biscotti as much the almond aroma while they bake. Based on "Biscotti Napoletani" from Nick Malgieri's book, Great Italian Desserts, the three flavoring ingredients are just honey-almond-cinnamon. They're wonderful in this pure form but I mention the optional ingredients since they please my American tastebuds. Since there's no butter or egg, these biscotti are exceptionally light--imagine a crisp, honey almond toast. They're different but definitely worth trying.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 2 cups flour
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 3/4 cup unblanched whole almonds (ground fine in a blender or food processor, raw or roasted)
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
    • 3/4 cup unblanched whole almonds (roasted)
    • 1/3 cup honey
    • 1/3 cup lukewarm water
    • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional) or 1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F and prepare a baking pan 13-15 inches long with either cooking spray and foil or parchment.
    2. 2
      Combine honey and water, stirring to form a solution; stir in almond extract and/or vanilla if desired and set aside.
    3. 3
      Combine the dry ingredients (including the ground and the whole almonds) and stir for a minute or so to combine.
    4. 4
      Add honey-water and stir until all the ingredients are incorporated into a thick dough.
    5. 5
      Divide the dough in half and form or roll into 2 logs about 12 inches long (they'll spread out as they bake so place well apart from each other in the pan)--Tip: Lightly moisten your fingers with water to prevent the dough from sticking to them. It's easier to shape the logs.
    6. 6
      Bake at 350°F for about 30 minutes; they should be well risen, firm, and a dark golden color. It is important that the logs bake a half hour or very close to it.
    7. 7
      After cooling for 5-10 minutes, slice the logs diagonally at 1/2 inch intervals with a sharp knife.
    8. 8
      Place the biscotti on their sides and bake about 15 minutes at 300°F until lightly colored and dry.
    9. 9
      If they need to bake longer than 15 minutes, turn them over to avoid over-browning the side on bottom.
    10. 10
      Allow to cool in the pan and store in a tin or tightly closed container.
    11. 11
      (Note: I usually buy raw almonds and roast them myself in a 300°F oven for 15-20 minutes, stirring after the first 10 minutes. Cool to room temperature before using in a recipe).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 02, 2010

      55

      Love this recipe! I had trouble stirring the dough, though, so now I let my food processor do the work. Grind the almonds, dump in the dry ingrediates, then pour in the wet, processing until the dough is crumbly. I add raw almonds last and briefly process again to chop a few of them I take handfuls of the crumbly dough and press it into logs on a prepared baking sheet - works really well and is EASY. Try these with cinnamon tea. Thanks for sharing this recipe!!

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    • on June 15, 2009

      55

      Nice and crisp! Great for soaking up coffee. Very sweet, though, so leave the coffee black to balance it out. Oh, and you'd have to make 4 logs of very small biscotti to get 48.

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    • on August 07, 2007

      55

      I originally found this Nick Malgieri recipe in Bonnie Stern's Simply HeartSmart Cooking and it's one of my favourites. I frequently make them as gifts because they're very attractive and they package well. They're a bit of work, but the wonderful honey almond flavour make them worth the effort.

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    Nutritional Facts for Honey Almond Biscotti

    Serving Size: 1 (17 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 48

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 64.1
     
    Calories from Fat 20
    32%
    Total Fat 2.3 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 19.0 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.9 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 5.2 g
    21%
    Protein 1.5 g
    3%

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