How to make Walnut Biscotti -

A traditional Italian cookie that are baked twice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Main Ingredients : Walnut Kernels (अखरोट की गिरि), Refined Flour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Walnut Biscotti

Walnut Biscotti Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Walnut Biscotti Recipe

  • Walnut Kernels chopped 1 cup

  • Refined Flour diced 115 grams

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 3/4 cups + tablespoons

  • Eggs 2

  • Walnut oil or olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 3/4 teaspoons

  • Baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1/2 cup


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F/Gas Mark 3. Cream the butter and caster sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy. Add the eggs and walnut oil or olive oil and mix well.

Step 2

Sift the refined flour and baking powder together over the mixture in the bowl. Add the wheat flour and walnut halves. Mix well and knead into a soft, but not sticky dough. Shape the dough into four logs, seven inches long and two inches in diameter.

Step 3

Place the logs a little apart on the baking tray. Bake for about thirty five minutes or until golden in colour. Remove from the oven and transfer the logs to a wire rack to cool for about ten minutes .Slice each log diagonally into half inch thick slices.

Step 4

Place the slices on the baking tray for another fifteen minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer the biscotti to a wire rack to cool. Store in airtight tins.

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