Chocolate Almond Biscotti.

Biscotti more correctly known as biscotti di Prato (English: Prato biscuits), also known ascantuccini (English: coffee bread), are twice-baked biscuits originating in the italian city of Prato.The biscuits are oblong-shaped almond biscuits, made dry and crunchy through cutting the loaf of dough while still hot and fresh from baking in the oven.

The recipe I am sharing today is wheat-free, gluten-free, dairy free.

Great alternative to the regular sugary, buttery biscotti.

These biscotti are rich with the naturally delicious combination of chocolate and almonds.

Chocolate Almond Biscotti.

Ingredients:

2 eggs

1/2 cup canned coconut milk, at room temperature

1/4 cup coconut oil, melted

1/4 cup almond butter

1/4 teaspoon liquid stevia or any other sweetener to desired sweetness

1/4 cup almond milk

1tsp. vanilla extract

3 cups almond meal( flour)

2 tbsp. coconut flour

1/4 cup raw cocoa

chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 350F. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, coconut milk, coconut oil, almond butter, stevia and almond milk.

Stir in the almond meal, coconut flour, cocoa and chocolate. Stir until well blended.

Place on the baking sheet and shape into a loaf.

Bake for 40 minutes. Remove from the oven and reduce the heat to 300F. Cool on the baking sheet on a rack for 15 minutes. Cut crosswise into slices and lay each slice on its side on the baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, turning the biscotti once halfway through the baking time, or until firm and dry.

Cool on the rack for 30 minutes.

Serve with coffee, cappuccino, hot tea or almond milk.

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