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  • Makes 40
  • 40 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 8 Ingredients

104 Comments

you might need to add more flour to the mix if its too wet from the frozen berries, depends on how much liquid they give off. I also put in sultanas, cranberries, whatever is hanging around in bags in the pantry to add extra flavour


Ingredients (makes 40 sliced biscuits)

  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 lemon rind, grated finely
  • 2 cups plain flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 150 whole almonds
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup frozen berries

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 170°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place sugar, eggs and grated lemon rind and vanilla essence in a large bowl. Beat with electric beaters until pale and thick.
  3. Fold in sifted flour, baking powder, berries and almonds, then use your hands to lightly knead dough on a floured work surface until the dough is smooth.
  4. Divide the mixture in half. Form 2 long logs about 25cm long x 5cm wide and place on prepared baking tray, leaving space between logs. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the dough is firm to the touch and slightly golden. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool completely (about an hour).
  5. Preheat the oven to 140°C.Once dough is cool, use a small serrated knife to cut each log on the diagonal in 0.5cm slices.
  6. Lay slices flat on the baking tray and return to oven for 15-20 minutes, turning once, until completely dried out. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely. Store in an airtight container for 2-3 weeks.

  • I love a sweet biscotti sounds great thanks so much!

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  • Fantastic recipe – must get to and make this. Thanks for sharing.

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  • I have never made Biscotti, but I love eating it – thank you for sharing your recipe – I have some fruit odds and ends in the cupboard and freezer so i am going to give this a try on the weekend.

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  • I love almonds and your recipe sound’s fantastic! So good!

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  • Great recipe – I will remember this for grown up desserts!

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  • It looks great! A really nice recipe! T

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  • biscotti

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  • These look delicious! Thanks for sharing!

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  • Thanx for sharing this yummy recepie

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  • These look very professional and easy to make

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  • Wonder if removing the rind changes the recipe.

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  • Love biscotti, the raspberry almond combination sounds delicious.

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  • Thanks again for sharing; delicious with coffee!

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  • Biscotti is so yum and I have never attempted to make it. But since seeing this recipe I will be giving it a try for sure.

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  • Thanks for sharing this delicious looking recipe; looks good.

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