Almond & Lemon zest Biscotti

Almond & Lemon zest Biscotti


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About this recipe: This Italian style almond and orange peel biscotti is made using a blend of butter and olive oil and are baked twice to have crispy perfection. I love citrus flavour in my baking and the orange peels or zest just make these Almond and Orange peel Biscotti taste heavenly.

pathakv Delhi, India


  • All Purpose Flour (Maida) – 200 gm
  • Eggs – 2
  • Almonds (roasted) – 100 gm
  • Orange zest/peels – 1 tablespoon
  • Sugar – 100 gm
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Butter – 50 gm
  • Olive Oil – 50 ml
  • Milk – 50 ml


  1. Take all-purpose flour, butter, sugar, olive oil, salt, orange peel and almonds in 1 large bowl and mix it well using hands. Preheat the oven at 150 degree Celsius.
  2. Add little milk and prepare smooth dough for Almond and Orange peel Biscotti.
  3. Divide the dough into 2 parts and make a long log and flatten the dough using hands. Flatten the dough ensuring that the middle is thicker than outside. Place butter paper on baking tray, and place the dough in preheated oven for 30 min.
  4. Take the tray out and allow it to cool 10 to 15 min.
  5. Use a sharp serrated knife and cut it into pieces with a slant angle.
  6. Spread the 1st baked almond biscotti into baking tray and put them in oven for another 10 -15 min till golden. Let them cool on wire mesh for 15 min till crispy.


Serve them with Honey, they are just awesome!

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