ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Food and Cooking»
  • Dessert Recipes

Almond Biscotti with Citrus Recipe

Updated on February 13, 2013

This Almond Biscotti with Citrus Recipe is so delicious, and surprisingly easy to make. The most difficult part might be shaping the logs. I use baggies over my hands, as the dough is quite sticky. Remember, they don't have to be perfect, they are artisian.

Also, because I typically have salted butter on hand, I use it, and omit salt when called for in baked goods. If you substitute unsalted butter, just add 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, as a flavor enhancer.

Almond Biscotti with Orange Peel

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 50 min
Ready in: 1 hour 20 min
Yields: approximately 4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons pure almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups almonds, coarsely chopped
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, and baking powder.
  2. In a large bowl (I use my Kitchenaid Stand Mixer), mix together the sugar, melter butter, almond extract, vanilla extract, and orange peel until smooth. Add the eggs, one at a time. Add the flour mixture and mix until just incorporated (do not overmix). Refrigerate the dough, covered, until just firm enough to handle (approx. 30-60 minutes).
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Divide dough in half, and shape into two 12" x 3" logs (about 1" thick). Try to get the ends squared, so as to not end up with overcooked ends. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake until just golden brown around the edges, and firm to the touch, approximately 25-30 minutes. Transfer loaves to wire racks to cool (approximately 15-30 minutes).
  5. Using a serrated or very sharp knife, cut logs into 1/2" thick slices, and arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake until golden on the newly cut edges, approximately 20 minutes.
  6. Cool completely on baking sheet. Store biscotti in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two weeks.
Cast your vote for Almond Biscotti with Citrus

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Tall Clovers profile image
      Author

      Tall Clovers 5 years ago from Southern California

      Oh my...thank you for letting me know I left out a very important ingredient!! Can you imagine no butter???? Nooooooo!

    • A. Bove profile image

      A. Bove 5 years ago from New York

      Yee. Haw. One day computers will offer scratch and sniff photos... no really, it'll happen! :) I may bake these tomorrow! And I guess you mean 1 stick butter, yes? Room temp?

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)