5 months, 1 week ago
Chocolate and Hazelnut Biscotti
- 2 medium eggs
- 100g caster sugar
- 250g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
- ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
- Zest 1 orange
- 25g toasted hazelnuts , roughly chopped
- 25g chocolate chips
- Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a large baking sheet with baking paper.
- 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.
- Fold into the egg mix to make a soft dough.
- Tip onto a lightly floured surface, shape into a 25cm sausage shape with lightly floured hands, then transfer to baking sheet.
- Flatten to a 3cm thickness, then bake for 30 mins until lightly browned on top.
- Remove and slide onto a chopping board, then reduce the oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3.
- 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.