Olive Oil Biscotti with Dried Figs and Almonds

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Olive Oil Biscotti with Dried Figs and Almonds
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Description

Great for when you want something crunchy, like at a party. Serve with coffee, or buried under scrambled eggs. Use them in place of bread sticks at your next Italian meal. They are loaded with almonds and figs to give them a hint of the Middle East.

Ingredients

  • 130 grams wheat flour
  • 80 grams corn flour
  • baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 120 milliliters olive oil
  • 120 grams sugar
  • salt
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 75 grams dried fig (cut into small pieces)
  • 75 grams slivered almonds

Directions

  1. 1Preheat oven to 175 °C.
  2. 2Mix the flours and the baking powder in a bowl.
  3. 3In another bowl, with an electric mixer beat eggs, olive oil, sugar, lemon zest, and a pinch of salt for 3 to 4 minutes at high speed until the mixture is pale.
  4. 4Add flour mixture. The dough should get sticky.
  5. 5Add almonds and figs, mix.
  6. 6On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spread the dough to 30-35 centimeters long by 10-12 centimeters wide.
  7. 7Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown on top, and a little more cooked at the corners.
  8. 8Remove from oven; let cool for 15 minutes.
  9. 9Gently move dough to a cutting board.
  10. 10Lower the oven temperature to 150 C.
  11. 11Cut into 2 centimeter thick slices.
  12. 12Arrange cakes on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper, and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until dough gets harder and a little more crispy.
  13. 13Let cool on a rack.
  14. 14Store for up to 2 weeks in an airtight container.
  15. 15Serve with chocolate mousse, a fruit salad, or a scoop of ice cream.
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NutritionView more

100Calories
Sodium1%DV30mg
Fat8%DV5g
Protein4%DV2g
Carbs4%DV11g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories100Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat5g8%
Saturated Fat0.5g3%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol15mg5%
Sodium30mg1%
Potassium65mg2%
Protein2g4%
Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate11g4%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.