Friday, June 11, 2010

Spicy Cardamom Pistachio Biscotti

  • 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
  • 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.


  1. wow wounderful,perfect for the event...All the best.

  2. Love your biscotti! Cardamom must have given them a very distinct and pleasant aroma!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

  3. That's a perfect tea time snack...Bookmarked it .

  4. lovely entry,have a lovely weekend too

  5. Hey Krishnaveni! that would be a nice entry for bread mania.
    Thanks! Have a Great weekend! :)

  6. Nice entry dear,,u too hv a niz weekend dear.

  7. Wow! that pistachio biscotti looks amazing, perfectly done:-)

  8. great i like this biscotti , looks awesome

  9. Hello friends thanks a lot for your encouraging comments