Thursday, May 27, 2010

Spicy Cardamom Pistachio Biscotti


Ingredients:
  • All purpose flour – 250 g
  • Granulated sugar – 150 g
  • Cardamom powder – 1 Tea spoon
  • Pistachio – 60 – 70 g
  • Clove powder - ½ Tea spoon
  • Baking power – 1Tea spoon
  • Vanilla essence – 2 drops
  • Egg – 2
  • Salt - pinch
 Method:
  • In an electric egg beater, beat eggs with sugar until fluffy and add vanilla extract.
  • Mix all purpose flour, cardamom powder, clove powder, baking powder and salt together then mix with egg mixture. To this mixture add chopped pistachios.
  • In a slightly floured surface, roll out the mixture (dough) and make into two equal logs (about three inches wide).
  • Place the logs in a parchment lined baking sheets. Make sure that there is enough space between the logs.
  • Pre-heat oven at 350 degree F and bake them for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove baking sheet from oven and let it cool for six to eight minutes.
  • Then cut the logs diagonally into one inch slices.
  • Place the cut slices in the baking sheet (cut side down) and bake at 325 degree F for eight to ten minutes and turn the slices over and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Allow them to cool and store in an air tight container.

27 comments:

  1. the tea and the biscotti that also with pistachio and cardamom really delicious snack..perfectly baked..very icely presented with a cup of tea..

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  2. Scrumptious biscotti, love cardamom flavour in bakes..

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  3. Wowwwww..superb biscotti's! Kalakkunga Veni! :)

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  4. cute biscotti! perfect with a cup of coffee!

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  5. So yummy biscotti...When r u calling me to your home?? So inviting tea time platter..

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  6. delcious..pass me the tea and biscotti dear...

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  7. Love the presentation. Sounds easy and delicious.

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  8. wow!! krishnaveni biscotti luks very nice...gud snacks for tea time.

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  9. biscotti luks perfect n yummmmm

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  10. Lovely biscotti..simply delicious to have with a cup of coffee

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  11. Superb recipe! Looks tempting and Inviting Krishnaveni!

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  12. Krishna,, perfect biscotti with a cup of tea hmm super combination dear..Neenga biscotti nalla seithurukenga.

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  13. i love biscotti - what a great pair!

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  14. Biscotti looks yummy..loved that presentation..cute and inviting.

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  15. Krishnaveni, I am new to your blog. Just went thru your recipe collections. You have a beautiful blog. Do drop in my blog when you have time :). Happy blogging :)

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  16. OMG!! I want to have it now with tea.Looks sooooooooooo tempting .Lovely picture!!

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  17. lovely recipe :)... thanks for sharing :).. great pic :)

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  18. Mmmm nutty and delicious, I bet! :)

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  19. gr888 recipe...luv it dear...tnx 4 sharing

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  20. I am here for the first time and I am enticed by ur biscottis. The look damn good and loved ur simple yet good photographs too.

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  21. wow... I didn't know we can do these at home...I just bake cakes thats it. This is awesome

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  22. Dear Krishnaveni,
    First time to ur wonderful blog...loved dis biscotti, my personal fav.
    Will keep coming back, following you.
    Cheers,
    Chetana
    www.myrecipegalore.blogspot.com

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  23. Hello friends thanks for your encouraging comments

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