Lemon Biscotti


Lemon Biscotti
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons strained lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Mix flour, granulated sugar, salt and baking powder.
  2. Rub in butter with blender until mixture resembles cornmeal.
  3. Whisk eggs with lemon zest.
  4. Stir in flour mixture with fork until dough holds together.
  5. Move dough from bowl to floured work surface and knead lightly several times.
  6. Divide dough into 2 equal pieces.
  7. Roll each into cylinder about 12 inches long.
  8. Transfer cylinders to baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  9. Flatten cylinders so that they are ½-inch thick.
  10. Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes.
  11. Cool for 15 minutes, then cut into diagonal slices.
  12. Return slices to pan, cut side down, and bake an additional 20 minutes.
  13. Immediately after removing biscotti from oven, prepare glaze by combining confectioners' sugar and lemon juice in small pan.
  14. Stir well to mix.
  15. Cook over low heat, stirring, until bubbly around edges.
  16. Immediately brush glaze over warm biscotti.
  17. Leave on pan until cooled and glaze is firm.

 

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