Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings3
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Vegetable cooking oil spray3
 All-purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sugar1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Cocoa powder1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Eggs2 Large
 Egg whites2
 Canola oil1 Tablespoon
 Finely grated orange zest2 Teaspoon
 Orange1 Teaspoon
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Semi-sweet chocolate chips1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 929 Calories from Fat 175

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.9%

Saturated Fat 5.7 g28.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 141 mg

Sodium 161.5 mg6.7%

Total Carbohydrates 179 g59.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.1%

Sugars 95 g

Protein 20 g39.7%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 8.8%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 40.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees centigrade and lightly coat a 15.5x10.5-inch jelly roll pan with vegetable oil cooking spray and dust with flour.

MAKING
2. In a bowl, add flour, sugar and cocoa.
3. In a separate small bowl, lightly beat eggs, egg whites, oil, orange zest, orange extract, vanilla extract and add into the dry ingredients to form dough.
4. Now, shape the dough mixture into a log-like piece about 1 foot in length. Place the log onto the jelly roll pan and flatten until the log is about 1/2 inch in height. Put the jelly roll pan into the preheated oven for about 30 minutes for the preliminary baking.
5. Remove the pan and cut the biscotti loaves into 1/2-inch, diagonal slices. Place the pan back into the oven for an additional 10 minutes, rotating each of the pieces once. Remove the pan after this 10-minute time period, then let each of the pieces cool.

FINALISING
6. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate chips, and spread on each cooled biscotti, and allow them to cool.

SERVING
7. Serve cool, with a hot coffee.
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