Almond biscotti القرشلة باللوز




  1. 1 cup corn oil
  2. 3 eggs room temperature 
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. 2 drops almond extract
  5. 3 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  6. 1 tbs fennel
  7. 1 tbs whole anise seeds
  8. 1 tsp ground anise seeds
  9. 1 tsp baking powder
  10. 1 cup toasted almond

For egg wash 

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp instant coffee diluted in 1 tbs of water


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. 
  2. In a big bowl beat eggs, sugar and almond extract.
  3. Add oil and stir to combine.
  4. In a nother bowl stir in flour, anise seeds, fennel seeds and baking powder.
  5. Add dry ingredients mixture to liquid mixture.
  6. Add almonds and knead to form a soft dough.
  7. Let dough rest for 10 minutes.
  8. Divide dough into 2 balls.
  9. On a lightly floured surface, unroll each ball into a log.
  10. Transfer logs to a cookie sheet.
  11. In a small bowl brightly beat egg yolk with the instant coffee.
  12. Brush the egg wash on top of logs, and with a fork, draw lines for decoration.
  13. Place the cookie sheet in the middle rack of a preheated oven.
  14. Bake for 25 minutes
  15. .
  16. Take the cookie sheet out of the oven and let logs cool down for ten minutes.Transfer logs to a cutting board.
  17. With a serrated knife carefully cut logs into thin slices.
  18. Arrange slices in the cookie sheet and bake again for 10 minutes.
  19. Enjoy your biscotti with a cup of coffee or tea!!
  20. Store the rest of your biscotti in a tight cover container for freshness.

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