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Aniseed Biscotti

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Introduction

These crispy and aromatic biscuits are brilliant for breakfast with coffee or after dinner with liqueur.

Ingredients

Serves: 6

  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 125 millilitres vegetable oil
  • 188 millilitres sugar
  • 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract or Sambuca
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 188 millilitres chopped pecan nuts or walnuts
  • 125 millilitres desiccated coconut
  • 2 tablespoons aniseed
  • 375 millilitres all-purpose flour (double sifted)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Method

Aniseed Biscotti is a community recipe submitted by gastrohoover and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  • In a bowl, mix wet ingredients. Add dry ingredients and nuts.
  • Mix together with a rubber spatula until you form a stiff oily dough.
  • With lightly oiled hands, fashion mixture into two logs and place on a non-stick baking tray.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove and cool. When cold, cut logs into diagonal slices, approx ½-1 inch thick.
  • Place slices onto a baking tray and return to a low oven.
  • Bake until crisp and brown - approximately 20 minutes, before switching off oven and then allow cooling and drying out in the oven overnight.
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