Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Biscotti



BISMILLAH HIR RAHMAN NIR RAHEEM


Ingredients:

50 gms almonds
25 gms pistas
100 gms cold butter (cubed)
150 gms sugar
250 gms maida
8 gms anise seeds (saunf)
6 gms baking powder
Lemon zest of 2 lemons
2 eggs
1 egg white (beaten)


Method:

Preheat the oven to 150 degree celsius and roast the nuts till golden. 
Blend the remaining ingredients in an electric mixer/blender till they forma soft dough. 
Chop the nuts and add them to the dough. Refrigerate this dough for 20 minutes. 
Once you take it out of the fridge , divide it into three equal portions. 
Shape each portion to look like a rope. 
Preheat the oven to 175 degree celsius. Use a brush to lightly coat each rope with egg white. 
Bake for 30 minutes. 
Once warm, use a bread knife to cut the biscotti in 1/2 diagonals. 
Bake these at 150 degree celsius for another 15 minutes.


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