Biscotti 1 Recipe - Cooking Index
|1 3/4 cups||109g / 3.8oz||Flour|
|1/2 teaspoon||2.5ml||Baking powder|
|1/2 teaspoon||2.5ml||Baking soda|
|1/2 cup||99g / 3.5oz||Butter - sweet, softened|
|1 cup||198g / 7oz||Sugar|
|1 tablespoon||15ml||Lemon peel - grated|
|1 1/2 teaspoons||7.5ml||Vanilla extract|
|1/2 teaspoon||2.5ml||Almond extract|
|1 1/2 cups||355ml||Pine nuts|
|2 teaspoons||10ml||Anise seed - (crushed)|
Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Cream margarine, add sugar, beat in eggs one at a time until light. Add flour mixture and blend well. Blend in lemon peel and vanilla and almond extracts. Mix in pine nuts and anise seed . Mix until just blended. Cover dough and chill about 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 350. Butter and flour 2 baking sheets. Divide dough into 4 pieces. Flour hands and roll each piece into 1 1/2 inch round log. DOUGH IS STICKY. Put 2 logs on each baking sheet - spaced about 4 inches apart. Bake until tops are lightly browned or about 18 minutes. Cool slightly on baking sheets.
Transfer logs to a cutting board. Cut crosswise into 1/2 inch thick slices. Put cut side down on baking sheet. Bake about another 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
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