Chocolate Almond Biscotti


1 box Duncan Hines Milk Chocolate Cake Mix
1 egg
¼ cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/3 cup slivered almonds

In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, egg, butter, vanilla and cinnamon. Beat on low speed until mixture is crumbly. Then add almonds, mixing until blended. Form dough into one log that is 1 inch thick, 3 inches wide and 12 inches long. Place on parchment lined baking sheet. Place in the middle of a 375-degree for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer from baking sheet to wire rack and cool completing (about 15 minutes). Place log on cutting board. With a serrated knife, cut ½-inch thick slices diagonally at 45-degree angle. Lay slices flat on parchment lined baking sheet and return to oven for 10 minutes, turning over once. Cool on wire rack. Store in tightly covered container.

Cranberry/Pistachio Biscotti: Substitute Duncan Hines While Cake Mix for the Milk Chocolate Cake Mix. Substitute 1/3 cup of Dried Cranberries and 1/3 cup of Pistachio Kernels for the cinnamon and almonds.

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      5 Discussions


      11 years ago on Introduction

      Some of your fractions have turned out looking strange. Also, when you put it back in the oven, do you put it "cut" side down or just "cut" side facing each other? More pics would help this be clearer IMO.

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      Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

      So, what does "¼ cup butter" mean in this biscotti recipe?


      11 years ago on Introduction

      I love your recipe! I was one of the winners too and I was just wondering if you received your Real Simple prizes yet? I just got the instructables shirt but nothing else. Let me know, and your recipe is great. Thanks!