Biscotti Recipe – Chocolate Biscotti with a Coffee Twist

A homemade biscotti recipe is easy to make, and adding a little cocoa powder and ground coffee makes a rich, tasty twist for this Italian twice-baked cookie treat. If you’re not in the mood for
chocolate biscotti just leave out the cocoa powder and coffee and make a simple almond biscotti; it’s a nice cookie either way you bake it. A biscotti is a twice-baked cookie that makes a perfect pairing with a nice cup of coffee or tea.

What You Need for Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

1 cup sliced ALMONDS
2 cups FLOUR
¼ COCOA POWDER
2 Tbsp GROUND COFFEE
1 cup SUGAR
1 tsp BAKING POWDER
1/8 tsp SALT
3 large EGGS
2 tsp VANILLA EXTRACT
1 tsp ALMOND EXTRACT
3 Tbsp RUM or COFFEE LIQUOR
or other BOOZE

biscotti recipe

This twice-baked chocolate biscotti is perfect for dunking.

How to Make Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Toast almond slices; watch them closely, it only takes about 2 minutes to toast.
  • In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, coffee, baking powder, and salt; mix and set aside.
  • In another bowl, Whisk the eggs, rum, and extracts until blended well.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, including the toasted almond slices, and mix until combined.
    Dough will be sticky at this point.
  • Scrape the dough out onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Quickly shape into a long flat loaf.
  • Bake about 20-30 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  • Remove from the oven and cool 10-15 minutes.
  • Lower oven heat to 300 degrees F.
  • Slice loaf into 1/2″ wide slices.
  • Lay the slices cut side down on the baking sheet and bake another 10-15 minutes.
  • Turn the slices over and bake 10 minutes more.
  • Cool the biscotti on a rack.
    Cool completely before storing, or they’ll lose crunchiness!

Serve this biscotti recipe with coffee or hot tea for a tasty, dunkable cookie treat.
And that’s it, man.
Give this chocolate biscotti recipe a try and let me know what you think, and bon appétit!

And for another fancy pants baked treat, try this deadly SCONE RECIPE.

maple pecan scones

best scone ever…really

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–Chef Buck


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