1 cup sugar
1 stick unsalted butter, melted
3 tablespoons brandy
2 teaspoons pure almond extract
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup whole almonds with skin, lightly toasted and cooled. Then chopped coarsely
3 large eggs
2 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Italian biscotti: Stir together sugar, butter, brandy, and extracts in a large bowl, then stir in almonds and eggs.
Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt until just combined.
Chill dough, covered, for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350°F with rack in middle.
Using moistened hands, halve dough and form 2 (16-by 2-inch) loaves on an ungreased large baking sheet.
Bake until pale golden, about 30 minutes. Carefully transfer loaves to a rack and cool 15 minutes.
Cut loaves into 3/4-inch slices with a serrated knife.
Arrange biscotti, with a cut side down, on a clean baking sheet and bake until golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
Transfer to rack to cool completely.
Calories in Italian biscotti = 110 calories per biscuit
Estimated average requirements – Daily calorie intake.
First of all: How many calories are needed each day can vary greatly, depending on and due to your lifestyle and other factors. Therefore, factors that affect your personal daily calorie needs include your age.
Hence, also your height and weight. In addition, your basic level of daily activity and your body composition.
Finally : Estimated average requirements are:
A daily calorie intake of 1940 calories per day for women, and 2550 for men are needed.
Watch the sweets:
You don’t have to skip all sweets. But you should try to have five or fewer servings a week.
That is 1 tablespoon of sugar or jam, 1 cup of lemonade, or 1/2 cup of sorbet at a time.
Choose sweets that are low in fat, such as gelatin, hard candy, or maple syrup.
Instead of high-fat desserts, try having fresh fruit over low-fat ice cream.