Almond Biscotti with Fennel and Orange

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  • 1 ¼ c flour
  • 1 c sliced almonds, toasted
  • ½ c sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. fennel seeds, crushed
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • zest of 1 large orange
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tbsp. milk
  • 1 ½ tsp. sanding sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 325F and grease a baking tray.
  2. In a large bowl mix all of the dry ingredients together, add in the wet, use your hands to knead the dough until it comes together, if it’s a little dry add a splash of water.
  3. Using wet hands shape the dough into a flattened oblong loaf shape.
  4. Bake at 325F for 25 minutes, just so it starts to pick up color.
  5. Remove the biscotti from the oven, brush it with milk and sprinkle on the sanding sugar, bake an additional 10 minutes.
  6. Let the loaf cool for 10 minutes, using a serrated knife cut long slices of biscotti, lay them back on the tray cut sides down.
  7. Bake at 325F for 15-20 minutes filling the pieces over half way through the cooking time. The biscotti are done when both sides are golden brown and dry to the touch.

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