Chocolate And Pistachio Biscotti

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons dutch cocoa powder
  • 1 cup pistachios, roasted and coarsley chopped
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten

Method

Process sugar and eggs in a food processor until combined. With motor running add flour, baking powder and cocoa, processing until well mixed. Turn on to a floured surface and work in pistachios. Knead until firm, adding a little more flour if necessary.
Divide the dough in half and shape each portion into a log. Place on a greased baking tray and brush with egg white.
Bake at 140 C for 30 minutes. Allow to cool for 10 minutes. While hot slice into 1 cm thick slices and place in a single layer on oven trays.
Reduce oven temperature to 80 C and return biscotti for 10-15 minutes until dry.
Remove from trays, cool and store in an airtight container.

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