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Walnut and Date Biscotti


There's  neither oil nor fat in this Biscotti and with reduced sugar, one can pamper oneself with  a few extra pieces without feeling guilty and worrying over the waistline.  Dunk them into either hot coffee or tea ...... enjoy!






Recipe for Walnut and Date Biscotti  (adapted from  'here' with slight modification)

    Ingredients

    • 100 gm caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1  tsp vanilla
    • 1  tsp baking powder
    • 1/4  tsp salt
    • 230 gm plain flour
    • 60 gam walnuts, coarsely chopped
    • 75 gm dates, chopped
    Method
    1. Beat sugar and eggs on high speed till thick, palte and fluffy.  Add in vanilla.
    2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt, mix well.
    3. Add to the egg mixture and beat till well combined.
    4. Fold in chopped walnuts and dates.
    5. Transfer dough to a well-floured suraface and toll into a log, about 12 inches long and 3.1/2 inches wide.
    6. Place log onto a parchment lined baking tray and bake @ 180 deg C for 20 to 25 mins. or till firm to the touch, slightly golden.
    7. Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack for about 15 mins.
    8. Transfer log to a cutting board and cut into 1/2 inch diagonal slices.  Place Biscotti, cut side down, on the baking sheet.  Bake @ 165 deg C for 8 to 10 mins., turn slices over and bake for another 8 - 10 mins. or till golden brown.  Remove from oven and let cool.  Store in air tight container.
    9. Yield 20 to 24 Biscotti.

Comments

  1. Cheah, This is so healthy, I definitely can finish up all by myself :)

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    1. Oh yes, indeed they are. For a start there's no fat!

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  2. Hi Cheah, your biscotti look so addictive. Very well baked, look so good. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    Have a wonderful week ahead.

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  3. These biscotti look fantastic. I love the add of dates.

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    1. Dates are nutritious, more so during this Ramadan season.

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  4. This looks delicious and good on breakfast table.

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  5. I have only made biscotti once and remembered having to finish them all myself as my boys do not like biscuits lol! These looks nice, maybe I should bake another batch and eat them for lunch at work:D

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    1. You can make and keep them in a cookie jar and snack on them.

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  6. Hi Auntie,
    Wow, looks very delicious! Admire all guys become guinea pigs! We wish to be, if we were at your kitchen!! Haha, enjoy your cooking and have a nice weekend!!
    Cheers,
    Gloria ^_^


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    1. Hi Gloria, so nice of you to drop by. Hope to see you more often and you enjoy your weekend too.

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  7. Cheah , beautifully-baked biscotti ! Love the walnut-date combo :)

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  8. Howdy Cheah, boy those Biscotti look good ... each time I misit I think I gain a couple of pounds ... these are a must try .

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    1. Hi Nee! These are fat-free, so you indulge in them :)

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  9. Cheah, if I bake this biscotti I won't be able to stop munching!

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    1. It can be addictive but then, it's quite healthy, no worries!

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  10. Just mouthwatering...looks delicious!

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  11. These look really good, Cheah.
    Kristy

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