Tuscan Cantucci

Tuscan Cantucci

Tuscan Cantucci

Try these delicious Tuscan biscuits ideal to eat after a Tuscan dinner and dip in Vin Santo.

March 5, 2013

Type of dish

Cuisine

Dietary Consideration

serves for

8

total time

1 HR 0 MIN

ingredients

almonds
200 g, shelled
Orange
1 each, untreated
Rind
grated
Flour
400 g
salt
1 pinch
Baking powder
1 packet
Vanilla
1 packet
sugar
250 g
Eggs
4 each
Egg yolk
For gazing

Preparation

Toast the almonds without adding any fat and chop roughly.
In a bowl mix the flour with the salt, baking powder, vanilla sugar and sugar. Add the eggs, orange rind and 1 -2 tbsp orange juice and knead to a smooth dough.

Mix in the almonds.
Shape into 2 rolls approximately 6 cm in diameter, place on a greased baking tray, flatten slightly and brush with egg yolk.
Bake in a hot oven (180°) for about 15 minutes, until lightly browned.

Take out, brush with the rest of the orange juice and cut into approximately 1 cm slices. Lay the slices on the baking tray and bake for a further 10-15 minutes, until crisp. Turn once.


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