Saturday, 14 March 2015

Hazelnut & orange biscotti


Another flavour combination locked in those delicious, crunchy biscotti.. Perfect with a cup of coffee and so easy to make!

  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar 
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste or extract
  • 100g whole hazelnuts
  • zest of one orange

Beat and egg with sugar and vanilla until pale, add all remaining ingredients and mix by hand until all combined.

Shape into a loaf, about 25cm long, place on a lined baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180C for about 25 minutes until golden.  

Leave the loaf aside to cool slightly, then cut diagonally into 1cm wide stripes. 

Place back on the baking tray and bake for further 15-20 minutes.

Take out the oven and leave to cool.  


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