Italian Biscotti

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My great grandma's recipe (she probably stole it let's be honest):

3 eggs
3 cups flour
1 small spoon baking powder
¼ cup butter
¾ cup sugar
a sprinkle of anise seed
a bit of lemon rind
a bit of orange rind
sprinkle of salt
dash of vanilla

Mix butter and sugar in bowl blended; beat in eggs by hand until fluffy. Place in flour, baking powder and salt into butter mixture until mixed. Add remaining ingredients. Divide dough (How many pieces nonna???). Shape each part (What?). Place each roll on sheet and flatten slightly. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes (I'm assuming 350?). Remove from oven; cut (Excuse me? Cut??). Place in rows on sheet. Bake until pretty brown. (I think this is a weird translation issue).

I couldn't tell you how much a "dash" or "bit" is. Do what makes your heart happy. I might have translated some stuff funny, she spoke her own form of italian no one quite understood. I think that a "small spoon" is a teaspoon??
 

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My great grandma's recipe (she probably stole it let's be honest):

3 eggs
3 cups flour
1 small spoon baking powder
¼ cup butter
¾ cup sugar
a sprinkle of anise seed
a bit of lemon rind
a bit of orange rind
sprinkle of salt
dash of vanilla

Mix butter and sugar in bowl blended; beat in eggs by hand until fluffy. Place in flour, baking powder and salt into butter mixture until mixed. Add remaining ingredients. Divide dough (How many pieces nonna???). Shape each part (What?). Place each roll on sheet and flatten slightly. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes (I'm assuming 350?). Remove from oven; cut (Excuse me? Cut??). Place in rows on sheet. Bake until pretty brown. (I think this is a weird translation issue).

I couldn't tell you how much a "dash" or "bit" is. Do what makes your heart happy. I might have translated some stuff funny, she spoke her own form of italian no one quite understood. I think that a "small spoon" is a teaspoon??
I love your notes! I think cut makes sense. Shape into rolls, flatten lightly and bake. Then cut into slices and then bake until biscotti-hard.
 

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My great grandma's recipe (she probably stole it let's be honest):

3 eggs
3 cups flour
1 small spoon baking powder
¼ cup butter
¾ cup sugar
a sprinkle of anise seed
a bit of lemon rind
a bit of orange rind
sprinkle of salt
dash of vanilla

Mix butter and sugar in bowl blended; beat in eggs by hand until fluffy. Place in flour, baking powder and salt into butter mixture until mixed. Add remaining ingredients. Divide dough (How many pieces nonna???). Shape each part (What?). Place each roll on sheet and flatten slightly. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes (I'm assuming 350?). Remove from oven; cut (Excuse me? Cut??). Place in rows on sheet. Bake until pretty brown. (I think this is a weird translation issue).

I couldn't tell you how much a "dash" or "bit" is. Do what makes your heart happy. I might have translated some stuff funny, she spoke her own form of italian no one quite understood. I think that a "small spoon" is a teaspoon??


And if you want chocolate, take 1/2 cup flour away and add 1/2 cup powdered baking chocolate,
I tried to find the recipe of the one I made but couldn't,
 

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My great grandma's recipe (she probably stole it let's be honest):

3 eggs
3 cups flour
1 small spoon baking powder
¼ cup butter
¾ cup sugar
a sprinkle of anise seed
a bit of lemon rind
a bit of orange rind
sprinkle of salt
dash of vanilla

Mix butter and sugar in bowl blended; beat in eggs by hand until fluffy. Place in flour, baking powder and salt into butter mixture until mixed. Add remaining ingredients. Divide dough (How many pieces nonna???). Shape each part (What?). Place each roll on sheet and flatten slightly. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes (I'm assuming 350?). Remove from oven; cut (Excuse me? Cut??). Place in rows on sheet. Bake until pretty brown. (I think this is a weird translation issue).

I couldn't tell you how much a "dash" or "bit" is. Do what makes your heart happy. I might have translated some stuff funny, she spoke her own form of italian no one quite understood. I think that a "small spoon" is a teaspoon??

"pretty brown" perhaps golden brown?
 

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This makes me wish I didn't have all of my baking stuff packed,,
This one sounds yummy,
Chocolate Orange,

https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/dark-chocolate-orange-biscotti/

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