Yield: 12-14 biscotti

Lemon Biscotti

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Lemon Biscotti - A crunchy sweet homemade treat with a citrus twist! Coffee time is even better with a plate of homemade biscotti. Dip in white chocolate for a perfect finishing touch.

Ingredients

For the biscotti:

  • 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 lemon, zested (about 1 teaspoon zest)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

For the garnish:

  • ¾ cup Ghirardelli white chocolate melting wafers
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar for two minutes until well blended. Add in eggs, lemon extract and lemon zest. Add flour and baking powder, mixing until combined, and dough comes together.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or silpat. Place dough on baking sheet and press (using floured hands) into a 12inch x 4inch rectangle.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Remove and cool 10 minutes.
  4. Slice in ¾-1inch slices. Turn each slice carefully onto it's side. Return to oven and bake 8 minutes.
  5. Flip to opposite side and bake an additional 8 minutes. Remove and cool completely.
  6. In a small bowl combine lemon zest and granulated sugar. Mix with a fork until combined.
  7. Dip tops of each cooled biscotti into melted white chocolate and immediately sprinkle with lemon sugar. Allow to set (about 10 minutes) and enjoy.
  8. Store in an airtight container or ziploc bag for up to 10 days. ENJOY.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

14

Serving Size:

1 biscotti

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 277Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 63mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 23gProtein: 4g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram