delicious biscotti is so easy to make, reasonably healthy and perfect for dunking in a mug of fresh coffee!
1 large egg
3 oz soft light brown sugar
5oz plain flour
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
zest of 1 lemon
2oz nuts (almonds, unsalted pistachios, hazelnuts)
2oz dried cranberries
Pre- heat oven to Gas 4 / 180 degrees C
Lightly toast your nuts *sniggers*
Whisk the sugar and egg together until a creamy consistency and leaves a trail.
Sieve in baking powder, nutmeg and flour. Add lemon zest and fold in with a metal spoon.
Mix in almonds and cranberries.
Dust hands and surface with flour and make into a long sausage shape, flatten a little. Place on a greased baking sheet and bake in a pre-heated oven for 20 minutes.
Remove from the oven, leave to cool for 3-4 minutes.
Slice into 1 inch pieces and place back on the baking tray. Bake for a further 10 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack.