Orange Biscotti dipped in Chocolate

    Orange Biscotti dipped in Chocolate

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    1hour15min


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    These beautiful orange biscotti are dipped in chocolate to serve. I love the orange chocolate combination and often use them as a gift for friends.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 10 

    • 1 cup (125g) plain flour
    • 1/2 cup (125g) white sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 egg
    • 1 egg white
    • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
    • 2 tablespoons orange zest
    • 125g dark cooking chocolate

    Directions
    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour15min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a baking tray.
    2. In a medium bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Beat in the egg and egg white then mix in almonds and orange zest.
    3. Knead dough by hand until mixture forms a smooth ball.
    4. Roll the dough into a log about 25cm long then place on the prepared baking tray. Press down or roll with a rolling pin until log is 15cm wide.
    5. Bake for 25 minutes in preheated oven. After baking cool on a rack. With a serrated knife cut into 2cm slices. Place slices cut side down back onto the baking tray.
    6. Return them to the oven for an additional 20 to 25 minutes turning over half way through the baking.
    7. Melt the chocolate over a double boiler or in the microwave oven. Allow chocolate to cool but not harden before dipping one side of the biscotti into it. Place biscuits on wire racks chocolate side up until cool and dry.

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