Coconut-Almond Biscotti

Coastal Living
Coconut-Almond BiscottiRecipe

Photo: Linda Pugliese; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Enjoy delicious Coconut-Almond Biscotti with your favorite Cup of Joe, and you're practically sitting in a quaint Italian café. 

Makes 16 servings

Ingredients

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1 cup granulated sugar
2 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut flakes, lightly toasted, divided
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup slivered almonds, toasted
4 teaspoons coconut milk
1 cup powdered sugar

Preparation

Hands-on: 45 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 20 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Combine sugar and 1 cup coconut in the bowl of a food processor; process until finely ground. Combine coconut mixture, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Whisk eggs in a small bowl. Remove 1 tablespoon egg and combine with 1 tablespoon water in a small bowl; set aside. Add butter, remaining eggs, and vanilla to flour mixture; mix at low speed until almost combined. Add almonds and 1/2 cup coconut flakes; mix until just combined.

3. Divide dough into 2 (8- x 4-inch) loaves on prepared baking sheet. Brush loaves with egg-water mixture. Bake 35 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand 15 minutes.

4. Decrease oven temperature to 325°. Cut each loaf crosswise into 16 (1/2-inch) slices. Arrange slices, cut sides down, on baking sheet. Bake 25 more minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool completely.

5. Whisk together coconut milk and powdered sugar in a medium bowl until smooth. Spread mixture over 1/3 of each biscotti; sprinkle biscotti evenly with remaining 1 cup coconut flakes.

Created date

October 2015