Jun 182016


1 cup sugar
1 stick unsalted butter, melted
3 tablespoons Grand Marnier
2 teaspoons pure almond extract
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup whole almonds with skin, lightly toasted, cooled, and coarsely chopped
1/2 cup whole pistachios
3 large eggs
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon Poggi Bonsi Lemon Sea Salt


  1. Stir together sugar, butter, Grand Marnier, and extracts in a large bowl, then stir in almonds, pistachios, and eggs. Stir in flour, baking powder, and salt until just combined.
  2. Chill dough, covered, 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F with rack in middle.
  4. Using moistened hands, halve dough and form 2 (16-by 2-inch) loaves on an ungreased large baking sheet.
  5. Bake until pale golden, about 30 minutes. Carefully transfer loaves to a rack and cool 15 minutes.
  6. Cut loaves into 3/4-inch slices with a serrated knife.
  7. Arrange biscotti, with a cut side down, on a clean baking sheet and bake until golden, 20 to 25 minutes. Transfer to rack to cool completely.

About Keli Sim DeRitis

Keli Sim DeRitis is an artist, designer, passionate cook, teacher, and tour guide. Keli founded Poggi Bonsi in 2001 to share her love of European travel, food, wine, and culture. Connect with me on Google+

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