Thursday, November 06, 2014

Almondina-like Sesame Almond Biscotti Thins

Adapted from Taste Love and Nourish

Sesame Almond Biscotti Thins

3/4 C. spelt flour
1/2 C. almond flour
1/4 t. salt
1 C. whole almonds
1/2 C. sesame seeds
1/2 C. golden raisins
4 egg whites, room temperature
1/2 C. sugar
2 t. pure vanilla extract
2 t. almond extract
couple drops orange flower water

Preheat oven to  300 degrees. Line a 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 loaf pan with parchment paper.

Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks. Then add the sugar in small amounts until incorporated. Whisk in the vanilla, almond extract and orange flower water.

Fold in the spelt and almond flour.
Add almonds, sesame seeds and raisins.

Pour the batter into the parchment-lined loaf pan and bake for 45 to 50 minutes.

Remove from oven. Raise oven heat to 400 degrees. Cool slightly for about 10 minutes.

Cut into very thin slices. Put rack on backing sheet and add thins to rack.
Bake the thins for 4-8 minutes until crispy.
Cool the thins completely on a cooling rack.

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