5Β days, 18Β hours ago

Chocolate and Hazelnut Biscotti

Ingredients

  • 2 medium eggs
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 250g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • Β½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • Zest 1 orange
  • 25g toasted hazelnuts , roughly chopped
  • 25g chocolate chips

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a large baking sheet with baking paper.
  2. Whisk together the eggs and sugar until light and fluffy. Sift the flour and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl, then add the orange zest, hazelnuts and chocolate chips.
  3. Fold into the egg mix to make a soft dough.
  4. Tip onto a lightly floured surface, shape into a 25cm sausage shape with lightly floured hands, then transfer to baking sheet.
  5. Flatten to a 3cm thickness, then bake for 30 mins until lightly browned on top.
  6. Remove and slide onto a chopping board, then reduce the oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3.
  7. Cut the log into 1cm thick slices and return to the baking sheet, cut-sides up. Bake for 10-15 mins until crisp, then cool on a wire rack. Will keep in a tin for 3 weeks.

19160