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Camille Styles

Morning Meals

Pistachio Orange Blossom Biscotti

February 3rd, 2017

Biscotti are one of those special weekend treats that I don’t eat nearly as often as I’d like. There’s something about a morning “biscuit” with a coffee or a latte that feels so much more luxurious than a bowl of oatmeal.

Pistachio Orange Blossom Biscotti

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These biscotti are perfectly nutty with just the right amount of crunch. Not to mention, the recipe makes enough to feed a crowd, so it’s perfect for a brunch or entertaining. Feel free to play with the flavors, and add your favorite nut or dried fruit – the possibilities are endless.

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Pistachio Orange Blossom Biscotti

Pistachio Orange Blossom Biscotti

Serves 20 biscotti

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons orange blossom water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Zest of 3 clementines/satsumas
  • Juice of 1 clementine (about 3 heaping tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, liquified
  • 1 cup pistachios, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/2 cup tapioca or arrowroot flour
  • 3/4 cup coconut or organic sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • Freshly grated nutmeg (or about 1/8 teaspoon)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together, eggs, honey, orange blossom water, vanilla, clementine juice + zest, and coconut oil. Set aside.
  3. In a food processor, add 1/2 cup whole pistachios, almond, brown rice and tapioca flour, coconut sugar, baking soda and salt. Pulse for about 30 seconds or until pistachios are pulsed into a meal.
  4. Once dry mixture is done, stir dry into the wet ingredients, a little at a time, until batter is well combined. Then, add in the last 1/2 cup of whole pistachios, and freshly grated nutmeg to taste. Stir well.
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Lob the mixture into the center of the pan, then using wet hands, shape it into a log (about 14 in by 7 inches roughly). Smooth mixture with wet hands, making sure the log is even throughout.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until you begin to smell the biscotti, and the mixture is browned and dry to the touch with a little springback. Set aside to cool for 30 minutes* this step is crucial, make sure they’re totally cool.
  7. Then, slice your biscotti (on diagonal, straight-across, whichever you like best) about 1 inch thick, keeping your slices consistent. Arrange biscotti, cut side down, and return to oven, flipping halfway through, for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown on both sides. Let cool!

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5 Comments under :: Pistachio Orange Blossom Biscotti
  1. Kelly says:

    So at the end, after cooling you cut and bake it a bit more! Yummy! I will try it with cinnamon!

  2. Samantha Lee says:

    These look so good! Never thought about biscotti being something I could make at home!
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  3. Tamara Davidson says:

    Sounds lovely.

  4. Elizabeth says:

    where do you get / how do you make orange blossom water?

  5. Jewel says:

    Orange blossom water can be found at health food stores, and perhaps middle eastern grocery stores.

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