Carquinyolis - Almond Biscotti

Recipe by love4culinary
READY IN: 360hrs 30mins




  • First, preheat your oven to 375°F.
  • Secondly, take a baking sheet, and line it with parchment paper and set it aside.
  • Then, take a small bowl and beat 1 egg in it, and set it aside.
  • Next fit your standing mixer with the paddle attachment.
  • Place your sugar, flour, anise, cinnamon, yeast, and zest into a standing mixer bowl, and mix well with the paddle.
  • Beat in the remaining 2 eggs one at a time, on high speed, mixing well after each addition.
  • Remove the bowl from mixer and fold in your almonds.
  • Then you will turn your dough out onto a well floured surface and divide it in half.
  • Lightly flour your hands to prevent sticking and then shape the dough into 2 slightly flattened cylinders about 3 inches wide by 14 inches long.
  • Be sure to brush off excess flour from the dough with a dry pastry brush.
  • Then carefully transfer the dough cylinders to prepared sheet pan, placing them approximately 4 inches apart.
  • Brush the dough cylinders with the beaten egg you have set aside at the beginning of the process.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, misting the dough and oven with water from a spray bottle every 10 minutes or so until crust is shiny and dark brown (not burnt) in color.
  • Remove from the oven when done, and allow them to cool slightly.
  • Slice on the bias into 1/2 inch thick cookies and transfer the boscotti to a wire rack to allow them to cool completely.
  • Biscotti can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.