Friday, September 24, 2010

Easy Biscotti

I have a beloved biscotti recipe that I use as a base for making those toasty logs of deliciousness we usually give to family and friends at Christmas. Husband's family is full of some serious coffee lovers and what goes better with coffee than biscotti? Now that recipe is a bit involved as super secret family treasures usually are and calls for all kinds of special ingredients but it's my favorite. This recipe that I linked to yesterday looked like a simple, basic recipe that I could whip up with things I had in the house but I didn't expect it to be as good as my unrivaled favorite.

Let's just say... when baking biscotti is as easy as this and turns out as tasty, why wait for Christmas? (Not that my other recipe is in danger of being replaced or anything, but this one whips up so quickly.)

Another discovery... spoons for cappuccino mousse become irrelevant when you have biscotti to dip.

P.S. My alterations to the recipe: Instead of 1 Tbl. of anise extract, I used 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla and 1 1/2 tsp. almond extract. I also added chopped almonds.


  1. One can never have too many recipes for biscotti. ;-)

    We enjoyed your mousse as well, with Milano cookies. No spoons necessary there either.

  2. Thanks so much for posting this recipe! I've been "nesting" lately (which for me consists in a lot of whipping things up in the kitchen!) and last night I was really itching to make something new ... then I remembered this post and decided to try it. Definitely a new favorite! I will have to keep it stocked - absolutely delicious!!!

  3. Have you got a recipe for that mousse? It looks delicious!


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