Recipe - Maria’s Almond Biscotti

Maria’s Almond Biscotti by Foodland Recipe Kitchen

Preparation Time: 25 Minutes
Cooking Time: 45 Minutes
Serves: Makes 100 Pieces Approximately


  • 450g self raising flour
  • 300g raw caster sugar
  • 6 eggs lightly beaten
  • zest of 1 large lemon
  • 80ml Strega liqueur (optional)*
  • 500g whole almonds


  • Baking Trays
  • Baking Paper
  • Bowl
  • Serrated Knife
  • Wire Rack
  • Airtight Container


1. Preheat oven to 180°C fan forced. Line two baking trays with baking paper.

2. Mix together flour, sugar, eggs, lemon zest and Strega in a bowl until combined. Then add almonds, mix again.

3. On a floured work bench take a large handful of mixture and roll into a log.

4. Place the prepared logs on baking tray, leaving 3cm apart.

5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden, remove from oven and leave to cool.

6. Lower oven temperature to 110°C.

7. Using a serrated knife, slice logs into 1cm thick slices, lay flat, cut side down on lined baking trays. Bake fora further 25 minutes until crisp, be careful not to burn.

8. Cool on wire rack then store in an airtight container.