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Fig and hazelnuts biscotti

This Italian biscuits called biscotti which means twice baked are my favorite festive bakes . Give it a go, your house will smell festive for hours, your cookie jar will be full ( not for long ) they are a real treat, perfect gift for friends and family.

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24 biscotti

220 gr flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
120 gr brown sugar
100 gr dry figs, chopped
100 gr toasted hazelnuts
2 eggs
25 gr melted butter
zest of one orange


Sift the flour, baking powder and cinnamon into a bowl.

Add the sugar, figs and nuts.

In a jug whisk the eggs, butter and zest and pour in the flour bowl.

Stir to bring together.

Divide into two and form an even logs 4 cm wide each.

Transfer the logs to a baking tray and bake for 20 - 25 minutes on 180 C.

Let them cool down a bit and cut each log into 12 slices.

Bake them for 20 minutes on 150 C.


Added by: Laura Bigsby

Tags: Nuts Biscuits fruit CakeNpastry

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