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THE SPICE WORLD SECRETS - ALMOND BISCOTTI

March 03, 2021

THE SPICE WORLD SECRETS - ALMOND BISCOTTI

ALMOND BISCOTTI

Ingredients

500ml cake flour

250ml castor sugar

5ml baking powder

Pinch of salt

2-3 eggs

Vanilla essence

Grated rind of 1 orange

375ml whole almonds, blanched

METHOD

Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl. Beat eggs, vanilla and rind together. Pour onto the dry ingredients and stir gently with a wooden spoon. Add the nuts. When you have manageable dough, divide into two and roll into a log. Place on a greased floured baking tray, leaving enough room between them as they expand. Bake at 180°C until firm and light golden. Remove and cool slightly. Slice thinly whilst warm and place flat on oven tray. Turn down the heat to 140°C and bake further until crisp but not too hard - 45mins - 1 hr should be sufficient. When cool, lightly dust the slices with some icing sugar. Keep in an airtight container and serve with coffee.

 

Variation: 2-3 different nuts  such as Brazil nuts or hazel nuts can be used.





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About Us | Spice World

Founded in 1997, Spice World has grown to become a household name in the spice industry, with the largest retail spice store inside of a shopping mall on the African continent.
 
In over 20 years of trading, we have strived to provide our customers with the best quality spices from around the world. Our famous household spices are uniquely Spice World and encompass within their recipes the values that Spice World stands for through their rich flavours and colours, as well as market leading quality. 
 
Our stores are stockists of a wide range of products, from our very own spices, to baking goods, a variety of basmati rice, cosmetics, as well as prayer goods.