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Vanilla and Cranberry Biscotti




Serves 10-12



Ingredients:

• 2/3 cup dried cranberries

• 2 teaspoons Queen Vanilla Essence

• 2 ¼ cups self raising flour, sifted

• ¾ cup sugar

• 3 teaspoons Queen Vanilla Extract

• 3 eggs, lightly beaten

Method:


• Preheat oven to 165C. Place the cranberries in a non metallic bowl and pour over the Queen Vanilla Essence. Toss to combine then set aside for 10 minutes before draining off any excess vanilla.



• Place the flour and sugar in a large bowl and mix to combine. Add the Queen Vanilla Extract, eggs and reserved cranberries and using your hands mix lightly until a dough is formed



• Transfer to a well floured flat surface and knead lightly before dividing the dough into two portions.Form the two portions of dough into log shapes and place on a lined baking tray (you may need two trays).



• Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden then remove and set aside to cool for 15 minutes.




• Reduce the oven temperature to 150C. Cut the logs into slices and place slices on lined baking trays. Bake for a further 10 minutes or until dry and crisp.

• Perfect served with coffee or as a Christmas gift.