Lemon Biscotti with Pine Nuts
(5 reviews)
Prep time:
10 min
Cook time:
40 min

Delicious biscotti made with refreshing fresh lemon and the soft crunch of pine nuts.  Who knew biscotti was so easy to make?

J. Wright
1 3/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
+1 egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla (or seeds from fresh vanilla pod)
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 lemon, zested (2 solid teaspoons)
1/2 cup pine nuts (or chopped almonds)
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt
  3. Using a larger bowl add eggs, additional egg yolk and sugar and whisk until creamy
  4. Add vanilla, lemon juice and lemon zest and continue to whisk a few more minutes
  5. Gradually add dry ingredients and pine nuts and mix in well
  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  7. Using flour on your hands pour mixture onto line baking sheet and form a long strip of dough that is approximately 12'' long by 3"-4" wide
  8. Place in oven on middle rack and bake for about 25 minutes or until golden brown and starting to dry
  9. Remove from oven
  10. Reduce oven to 275F
  11. After 5 minutes (biscotti is cool to touch), cut the biscotti across every 1"
  12. Place biscottis cut side down on the baking sheet
  13. Place biscottis back in the oven and continue to back another 15 minutes until dry and toasted
  14. Remove from oven and allow to cool
  15. Enjoy with your favourite coffee!

For smaller individual sizes measure out 1 tablespoon portions and flatten onto the parchment paper.  If baking individual portions the second baking is not required.

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