Biscotti di greve in chianti

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Unbleached all purpose
1 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 pinch Salt
2 Eggs & 1 egg yolk at room
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
2 teaspoons Grated orange zest
1 cup Unblanched almonds, toasted
Butter for pan.
For the Glaze:
1 Egg beaten with 1 tsp.

Preheat oven to 325 . Put the flour , sugar, baking soda, & salt in the bowl of a food processor with a steel blade. Pulse several times to mix. In a container with a pouring spout, mix together the 2 whole eggs, 1 egg yolk, vanilla & orange zest. Pour into the flour mixture, stirring continuously until mixture is not yet collected into a ball.

Add the nuts. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface & shape into tow or three logs, each 3 inches wide. Put onto buttered baking sheets at least three inches apart. Brush with egg wash. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until pale gold, Remove from oven & cool until comfortable enough to handle. Use a serrated knife to cut into 1= inch strips. Cut the strips into inch thick slices. Arrange them on the baking sheets, cut side down & return them to the oven to bake for another 12 minutes until pale golden.


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