Double Chocolate Almond Biscotti: Step by Step

2005-05-25

Double Chocolate Almond Biscotti (1)

The chocolate and almonds need to be chopped. I sifted the cocoa powder to get rid of clumps.

Double Chocolate Almond Biscotti (2)

Forming the logs is tricky because the dough is very dry. You want them very firm as trapped air will expand and cause cracks.

 
Double Chocolate Almond Biscotti (3)

After the first bake, the logs are sliced and baked again to dry and crisp them.

Double Chocolate Almond Biscotti (4)

Ready for dunking in coffee, vin santo or tea.

 
Recipe from In The Sweet Kitchen by Regan Daley
Notes: Logs broke while slicing after first bake. Try slicing while still warm.

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