Chocolate Dipped Almond Biscottis

Posted March 27, 2011 by eaviles
100% whole wheat and 100% delightful!

Posted in : Cuisines :

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt (may substitute with table salt)
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Whisk eggs and extracts together in a small bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder for about 30 seconds.
  4. Slowly add the egg mixture and beat until dough is formed.
  5. Pour slivered almonds into bowl and gently mix into dough with your hands.
  6. Lightly flour a surface and form dough into a log about 13 inches long and 3 inches wide.
  7. Place log on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove log form the oven and let it cool for about 5 minutes.
  9. Use a serrated knife to cut log into 1/2 inch thick slices.
  10. Place slices back on to the baking sheet and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  11. Turn over slices and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  12. Remove from oven and allow them them to fully cool.

Chocolate Coating:

  1. Place a small metal bowl over a saucepan with simmering water.
  2. Pour chocolate chips and butter into metal bowl.
  3. Stir frequently until chocolate melts.
  4. Dip the end of each biscotti into the chocolate and set on parchment paper to allow them to cool.
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