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Homemade thin almond biscotti

Updated on August 8, 2014

There's nothing better than a crisp and crunchy homemade almond biscotti with a cup of coffee.The good news is that you don't need a lot of ingredients and the steps are simple. On the other hand, you'll have to be patient for the final result, since you need to complete the recipe in stages over a day. Here is my mother's recipe for homemade thin almond biscotti

Cook Time

Prep time: 1 hour 30 min
Cook time: 1 hour
Ready in: 2 hours 30 min
Yields: 75 thin bisicuits

Ingredients

  • 4 Eggs
  • 1.5 cups Flour
  • 1.5 cups Sugar
  • Almond extract 1/2 teaspoon
  • cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon
  • salted roasted almonds 1 cup

Baking Almond Biscotti

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Biscotti Batter is thick and gluey
Biscotti Batter is thick and gluey | Source
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  1. Mix eggs, flour and sugar together
  2. Continue to thoroughly mix ingredients until the batter has gluey consistency. Then,add the almonds and continue to mix.
  3. Initially, you will be baking the mixture into a loaf which you will then slice and further bake into cookies. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a loaf pan with a cooking spray (or lightly grease it).
  4. Pour mixture into the loaf pan and bake for 45 minutes.
  5. After 3/4 hour, remove the loaf from the oven and allow it to cool. Wrap it in tin foil and leave it in the fridge overnight to further cool.
  6. The next day, remove the cooled loaf form the fridge. Slice it very thinly, as thinly as possible.
  7. Place the slices on a lightly greased cookie sheet and cook for 10 minutes in an oven heated at 300 degrees. Flip the lightly browned biscuits over and cook them for another 10 minutes.
  8. Remove the biscuits from the oven. Allow them to cool for 10 minutes
  9. Remove them from the cookie sheet, continue to cool in cool dry cookie jar.
Bake the mixture into a soft loaf
Bake the mixture into a soft loaf | Source
Slice the loaf thinly, then bake the slices, 10 minutes on each side. Your final product looks like this
Slice the loaf thinly, then bake the slices, 10 minutes on each side. Your final product looks like this | Source

Adjusting the recipe

You may find that the recipe is not sweet enough. you could easily use 3/4 to 1 cup of sugar depending on your tastes. Also, you may find you want more almonds. Feel free to use up to 1 1/2 cups in your homemade almond biscotti.


How did it turn out

3 stars from 3 ratings of Homemade almond biscotti

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