Biscotti is a lovely piffling cookie that’s non besides sweetness in addition to super piece of cake to make. It travels well, stays fresh for a long fourth dimension in addition to goes keen alongside coffee. This recipe came from an erstwhile friend named Arlene. I’ve lost rail of her after several moves to dissimilar states (I’ll meet if she has a Facebook page!) simply she noted that this was her ain Italian family’s recipe. Authentic in addition to everything!
All yous involve is basic ingredients: baking powder, flour, sugar, butter, sat, eggs in addition to Anise Seed.
I accept ever loved Anise ever since my Mammaw made Pizzelle cookies with Anise. According to Spice Islands, Anise Seed is a highly aromatic fellow member of the parsley family. I mentioned this to my hubby a piffling piece agone in addition to he said “it’s a fellow member of the Partridge Family?” No the parsley family. They don’t sing. Anyway, it’s licorice-like season is prized for flavoring cookies, pastries, liqueurs in addition to confections. Who knew?
First yous should melt the butter in addition to permit it to cool piece preparing the other ingredients. Combine all dry out ingredients (including the Anise Seed) and brand a good alongside the flour mixture.
Pour the cooled butter into the flour well.
You don’t desire the butter to go hot in addition to ready the eggs.
Add the eggs to the good in addition to piece of cake kickoff to mix.
Using a fork gradually stir inwards to a greater extent than in addition to to a greater extent than flour mixture until the dough forms. Knead it until smooth.
Cut the dough into three loaves 12 inches long past times 2 inches wide.
I made ii loaves simply did brand certain it was 2 inches wide.
I used the Silpat mat in addition to it worked great. Cook at 350 degrees for xxx minutes.
Remove from oven in addition to cool for v minutes.
Cut each loaf diagonally.
Turn cutting side upwardly on the baking canvas in addition to bake an additional xv minutes.
Cool on a wire rack.
I intend I’ll add together sliced almonds to the side past times side batch.
A lovely piffling crunchy cookie that is fragile at the same time.
The Anise Seed is my favorite.
Thanks Arlene where ever yous are! Enjoy!
2 teaspoons baking powder
4 cups flour
1 loving cup sugar
1/4 loving cup melted butter, cooled
pinch of salt
2 teaspoons Anise Seed
Melt butter in addition to permit it to cool. Combine dry out ingredients, brand a good alongside flour mixture. Add eggs in addition to butter. Mix alongside a fork in addition to knead until smooth. Cut into three loaves 12″ long x 2″ wide. Put on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for xxx minutes. Cool for v minutes. Cut each loaf diagonally. Turn cutting side upwardly on baking canvas in addition to bake an additional xv minutes. Cool on racks.
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