Good Morning Everyone! I am so happy Summer is here! It is so relaxing having the kids out of school and having extended hours of daylight! We are spending time in Northern Michigan this Summer, and it is staying light until ten p.m. I love this time of year! I get so much fresh air because I am outdoors a lot more!
This is the Cherry Capital of the world, so what better time to make some Cherry Lemon Biscotti cookies to dunk in a cup of delicious coffee or tea?
Here’s the recipe!
Cherry Lemon Biscotti
Preheat your oven to 350º degrees. Lay out a parchment lined cookie sheet.
2 1/2 Cups Superfine Almond Flour
1 Tablespoon of Coconut Flour
Zest of 1 Lemon
1/2 Teaspoon of Baking Soda
1/4 Teaspoon of Sea Salt
2 Pastured Eggs
1/3 Cup Good Honey
1 Tablespoon of Fresh Lemon Juice
1 Teaspoon of Pure Vanilla Extract
1/3 Cup of Dried Tart Cherries
Sift together your dry ingredients in a medium to large bowl. In a separate bowl with an electric hand-held mixer, blend your wet ingredients. (The cherries are last, so don’t add them yet). Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix with your mixer until fully smooth and incorporated. With a spatula, fold in the cherries evenly. Mound the dough onto your prepared, parchment lined baking sheet. With wet hands, form the dough into a 1 1/2 inch high rectangle like this:
It looks fancy with the cookie cutter design on the top, but it disappeared during baking, so no need to do this! 🙂
Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown. Remove from the oven and cool for 30 minutes on the cookie sheet.
With a serrated bread knife slice the biscotti on a diagonal, starting at a short corner. Make the slices approximately an inch thick. If some fall apart or break, at this point you can pat them back together. Lay cut side down back on the cookie sheet. Bake for seven minutes on one side, then remove from the oven and flip them to the other cut side and bake 5 more minutes. Remove from the oven and cool completely.
Enjoy these sweet and tart lovelies!
I couldn’t resist adding a picture of me with my daughters this Summer, and also a picture of my Ming Ming enjoying a Summer Evening! Blessing to you! Have fun!