1 cup oats
1 3/4 cups flour
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon ground
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cups dark molasses
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 cup toasted nuts
1/2 cup raisins
Toast the nuts until fragrant and keep aside. Grind 1/2 cup of the oats to make a fine flour.
Whisk oat flour, oats, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
Whisk egg, molasses and oil separately and add this to the dry ingredients with a mixer on low speed. Mix the nuts and raisins till combined.
Turn out the dough on a floured surface and divide it into half. Shape two 16" x 2" logs and place 3" apart in a baking sheet.
If you want regular size biscotti shape the logs to 14" x 4".
Bake at 350F for 25 to 30 minutes, rotate the baking tray once while it is baking. Bake until the logs are golden and firm to touch. Transfer the logs with the baking sheet and cool slightly for 5 minutes.
Reduce the oven heat to 250F. Remove the logs carefully place it in a cutting board and cut 1/2" thick diagonal slices and arrange the slices cut side up on the baking sheet. Bake the biscotti till it is dry and firm to touch about 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let the biscotti cool completely on the rack.
The biscotti hardens after removing so don't over bake. Can keep for about 1 month in an air tight container, if it lasts :) Serve as a tea time snack.
Recipe inspired by the book Craft of baking.
It was very easy to bake these biscotti using TFX baking sheets, because I didn't have to deal with the hassle of removing the parchment paper and then replacing it again to re-bake the biscotti. After baking the biscotti, I wiped the sheets with a wet cloth and the baking sheet is good as new.
The TFX sheets are made in Sweden. It doesn't allow anything to stick to it. It is very durable, reusable and convenient as it doesn't need to be greased; which also has lots of health benefits.
Nothing sticks to it which saves time and money. It doesn't transfer smell or taste, so sweets and savouries can repeatedly be baked or cooked on these sheets. This environmentally friendly product reduces waste of aluminum and wax paper. Restaurants are also using these sheets.
The TFX sheets are used for stove top cooking i.e. by placing it in a frying pan and making omelettes without using grease. It can be cut or trimmed to fit baking trays or cooking pans. It can also be used as an oven liner. It is microwave and dishwasher safe.
Don't use sharp utensils that will scratch the surface. Wash with light soap or use a paper towel to wipe. And make sure it doesn't come in direct contact with flame. Once you use this product, you will never want to use anything other than TFX baking sheets so do check it out and give it a try.
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