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Anise Biscotti

November/December 1992

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Lemon zest enlivens the anise biscotti.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Excellent!!! Easy to make very tasty. I left out the Anise and upped the lemon zest to make mine super lemony : ) "
Anise Biscotti Recipe

Makes: 4 dozen biscotti

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon anise seeds, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, anise seeds, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Whisk together eggs, egg whites, lemon zest and lemon juice in a small bowl and add to the dry ingredients; mix well.
  3. Shape the dough into two 14-by-1 1/2-inch logs on a floured surface. Set the logs on the prepared baking sheet and bake until firm to the touch, 20 to 25 minutes. Transfer the logs to a rack to cool. Reduce the oven temperature to 300°F.
  4. Cut the logs diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Stand the slices upright on the baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes. Let cool before storing.

Nutrition

Per biscotti: 38 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 9 mg cholesterol; 8 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 42 mg sodium; 13 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate



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Ethnic/Regional
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