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Biscotti di Prato alle Mandorle (Prato Almond Biscuits)

  • Biscotti di Prato alle Mandorle (Prato Almond Biscuits)

    Serves: 6 people
    Cooking time: 80 minutes
    Calories: 450 per serving
    Expertise level: 2 out of 3

    Ingredients:
    400g flour
    250g sugar
    250g peeled almonds
    3 eggs
    3 egg yolks
    1 sachet of yeast
    pinch of salt

    1. Beat together 2 eggs, egg yolks and sugar, then add the flour, yeast and a pinch of salt. Gently roast the peeled almonds and, when cooled, add to the dough.
    2. Mould the dough into 3 sausage shapes that are 3 fingers wide and 1 finger high. Place on a greased and floured baking tray, well-spaced out, brush with beaten egg and cook in a moderate oven for about 15 minutes.
    3. Remove from the oven and cut across each 'sausage' sideways with a knife. Return to the oven for about 10 minutes until crunchy.
    4. Leave to cool. The biscuits are best served with a good Vin Santo from Tuscany.

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