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

    Beat together the 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.
    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.
    Remove from the oven and cut across each 'sausage' sideways with a knife. Return to the oven for about 10 minutes until crunchy.
    The biscuits are best served with a good Vin Santo from Tuscany.

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