Biscotti Toscani

Biscotti Toscani recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

500g Ceres Organics White Spelt Flour

2 Tbsp Ceres Organics LSA

2 tsp Supernatural Raising Powder

200g Ceres Organics Golden Sugar

125g butter (room temperature)

1 capful Gatty Organic Vanilla Extract

200g Ceres Organics Whole Almonds

3 organic eggs, lightly beaten with a pinch of salt

150g Ceres Organics Dried Figs, sliced into strips

a little milk and beaten egg for glazing

1 Place all dry ingredients in a bowl, except for the almonds and dried figs. Mix in the butter using your fingertips. Make a well in the center, add beaten eggs, vanilla extract and almonds.  Amalgamate and press together to form a ball of dough.

2 Divide dough into 6 portions.  Roll each portion into a log of about 25 – 30cm long. Press top of each log down slightly to flatten. Place dough on tray lined with baking paper.  Brush with mixture of milk and beaten eggs and arrange sliced figs on top.

3 Bake in pre-heated oven at 180 – 190°C for about 20 minutes or until lightly golden. 

4 Remove from oven and cut logs diagonally into 1cm thick slices.  Arrange slices on oven tray and bake for a further 20-25 minutes or until dry and firm.

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