Nothing is more iconic with a cup of coffee than a great piece of biscotti. Sadly, a lot of coffee shop varieties are too dry and have no flavor. Now you can make your own at home! It’s easy, fresh, and utterly delicious. You never need to buy a piece of biscotti again!
Once cooled, the biscotti will be dry and perfect for dunking into a hot cup of coffee. This recipe can be adapted with different fruits, nuts, and flavorings. Simple, rustic, and delicious.
Watch how to make this fruit and nut biscotti
Fruit & Nut Biscotti
- 2 tbsp butter room temperature
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup sugar
- zest of ½ orange
- 1 tbsp milk
- 1 tbsp honey
- ⅛ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 ¾ cups flour
- 1 ½ cups toasted nuts (almonds used in this recipe)
- 1 cup dried fruit
- Cream the butter and eggs (you can of course use an electric mixer). Add sugar, zest, milk, honey, and a pinch of salt. Mix in baking powder, vanilla, and flour. Finish by adding nuts and dried fruit.2 tbsp butter, 2 eggs, 1 cup sugar, zest of ½ orange, 1 tbsp milk, 1 tbsp honey, ⅛ tsp salt, ¼ tsp baking powder, 2 tsp vanilla extract, 1 ¾ cups flour, 1 ½ cups toasted nuts (almonds used in this recipe), 1 cup dried fruit
- On a parchment- or Silpat-lined baking sheet, form two rectangles, 14 inches long and approximately three inches wide. Bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes until lightly golden.
- Remove from oven and slide onto a cutting board and slice into one-inch pieces on a diagonal. Place back on baking sheets, cut side down, and bake at 325°F for 12-15 minutes longer, watching closely so they do not burn (check the bottoms for burning).
- Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.