Cantuccini (Almond biscuits)

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These crunchy almond biscuits and the much appreciated Vin Santo are made for each other; not surprisingly, these traditional Tuscan sweets are usually accompanied by sweet golden wine.

Ingredients

200 g
5 g
baking powder
20 g
butter
110 g
sugar
100 g
almonds, roasted and roughly chopped
1
egg
1
egg yolk
20 g
raw marzipan
1 tbsp
rum or amaretto
1 package
vanilla sugar
a little bit of
grated zest of an unwaxed lemon
1 pinch/es of
salt

Preparation

Work all the ingredients until you have a smooth dough. Form 2-3 cm diameter rolls of dough and bake in a preheated oven at 180-190° C for about 20 minutes. Take them out of the oven, let them cool and cut them into slices. Store the biscuits in a dry place and serve them with Vin Santo.

At a glance

Preparation time
20 min
Cooking time
15 min
Temperature
180-190°C
Difficulty
medium
Servings
8

Nutritional information

per 100g
protein 5g
fat 26g
carbs 43g
kcal 413
kj 1732
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