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Italian biscuits, biscotti

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Italian biscuits, biscotti

Popular Italian confection, which is a biscuit with a characteristic long and curved shape. Italian for "twice baked". The finished dough to form the shape of the loaf, then baked, cut into slices and baked again. When you double-baking it loses excess moisture, making it a nice crisp. Since biscotti is a very dry biscuit, often served with a drink, a dessert wine, tea, coffee!


Cooking time40 minutes Number of servings15

Ingredients for Italian biscuits, biscotti




Step-by-step instruction of cooking Italian biscuits, biscotti


Step 1

Mix the flour, sugar and baking powder.Mix the flour, sugar and baking powder.


Step 2

Add the egg and mix well.Add the egg and mix well.


Step 3

Then add the peeled nuts, sesame seeds and lemon zest (optional), I instead added a special zest lemon essential oil, mix well.Then add the peeled nuts, sesame seeds and lemon zest (optional), I instead added a special zest lemon essential oil, mix well.


Step 4

Knead the dough, roll the dough into a loaf, put on a greased baking sheet or covered with paper. Lightly press on top and bake for 20 minutes. Bake in the oven preheated to 180 degrees.Knead the dough, roll the dough into a loaf, put on a greased baking sheet or covered with paper. Lightly press on top and bake for 20 minutes. Bake in the oven preheated to 180 degrees.


Step 5

Let cool for 10 minutes, cut into diagonal strips of 10 cm to Put the pieces on a baking sheet and bake another 10 minutes until Golden brown.Let cool for 10 minutes, cut into diagonal strips of 10 cm to Put the pieces on a baking sheet and bake another 10 minutes until Golden brown.