Cardamom and cacao nib biscotti

Makes 12
60 minutes

Ingredients

Cardamom and cacao nib biscotti

  • 55g of cacao nibs
  • 1 large egg
  • 85g of muscovado sugar
  • 140g of plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cardamom seeds, ground, of 3/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 55g of dried cranberries, optional

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 170°C/gas mark 3.5. Grease a baking tray
2
Whisk the egg and sugar until it’s light and frothy. This takes about 5 minutes using a stand mixer or handheld whisk. It should leave a ribbon like trail
3
Add the dry ingredients and combine well to form a sticky ball of dough. Flour your hands and then shape the dough into a log about 30cm long. Place the log onto the baking tray, flatten the top slightly and bake in the oven for 20 minutes
4
Remove from the oven and slice the log into 1cm wide pieces. Place each piece back on the baking tray and bake again for about 10 minutes
5
Leave the pieces to cool completely. You can eat them immediately or store in an airtight tin for about a week