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A simple guide to make delicious biscotti, and Italian cookie.

Step 1: Prep work

Gather the following for about 14 - 17 Biscotti

2 cups flour, normal all-use
3/4 cups fine pure cane sugar
2 eggs
1 1/4 teaspoons of baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 stick of unsalted butter
About 2 1/2 teaspoons of almond extract
Desired add ins (one cup should be good)

Oven
Electric mixer.
Baking sheet
Parchment paper
Cutting board
Knife
Cooling rack

Note: leave stick of butter out in a room about 70 - 76 degrees (room temp) for 3 - 5 hours.
 
fegundez13 years ago
I just came across your instructable how this one evaded me for so long is unbelieveable! Instructables live on !
Cool.
doublefry7 years ago
just some tips. try listing the ingredients in the order that they are going to appear in the recipe. also try putting some pics in every step so ppl can see what their biscotti's should look as they go. otherwise nice instructable and those biscottis look delicious!
Agreed.
Tobita7 years ago
in saudi arabia, i used to eat 3 1/3 foot biscotti for breakfast.
tercero7 years ago
I like mine with a little orange and lemon zest thrown in. I also throw in some dried sweetened cranberries and slivered almonds or pistachios.
mgayoub8 years ago
Biscotti rules so much.
Hoopajoo8 years ago
I'm making it as we speak and it smells out of this world! The batter was awesome too! One question, when do you add the almond extract? I didn't add it on this batch. I added sliced almonds instead.
campa44 (author)  Hoopajoo8 years ago
I add it with the sugar and butter after they have been creamed, the almond extract is mainly for smell.
zofo3008 years ago
man my mom made sum differnt recipe though but taste awsome
campa44 (author)  zofo3008 years ago
Really, I like this one because of its ease, the easiest I have ever done by far.
phinch8 years ago
that sounds yummy!
campa44 (author)  phinch8 years ago
It really is, I'm ganna make some more tonight along with a guide on melting chocolate. Try it. P.S. thats a pic of chocolate- chip Biscotti, one of my favorite, but almond is also really good.