Cappuccino Biscotti

It’s no secret that I love coffee. From my morning brew to nearly every other coffee-related recipe or project, I’m obsessed. Coffee soaps, coffee cupcakes, coffee decor – there’s something about this delicious beverage (probably caffeine) that I just can’t get enough of.

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My latest craving has been for treats that pair well with coffee, and what better baked good does that than biscotti? Originating in Italy, biscotti is a twice-baked “biscuit” that has a great crunch and that I personally think tastes best when dunked in a cup of coffee.

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After hunting down a number of biscotti versions (and attempting one not-so-good one), I finally found a great Cappuccino Biscotti recipe from¬†Joy of Baking. These cookies are made with nuts, chocolate chips, spices and most importantly brewed coffee. The coffee I used is from my favorite local roaster, FreshGround Roasting. If you have an espresso machine, I would suggest making this recipe using FreshGround’s Forte Espresso. Otherwise, use triple strength dark roast coffee for the recipe, such as the Ethiopian Yirgacheffe Dark Roast.

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Delicious, sweet, crunchy cookies alongside a cup of freshly brewed coffee makes for an incredible cafe-quality treat in your own home. You can also package a few biscotti cookies together for a little gift or ¬†make them ahead of time when you’re planning to entertain.

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I followed the instructions from Joy of Baking very closely, so head over there for the full recipe. (The only change I made was substituting almonds for the hazelnuts.)

Are you a coffee addict? What’s your favorite coffee-related treat?

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Comments

  1. Gah!! No fair sharing something I can’t taste for real! Yum!!!

    • Haha! Glad you liked the post! And I do wish I could share the actual food with everyone-It’s so much more fun when you get to eat what you read about! :)

  2. I’m totally coffee obsessed too, your cappuccino biscotti sounds amazing!

  3. Yummy! Really beautiful images that make you hungry for more!

  4. Wow these look great! I love biscotti, it’s the best snack ever. Here is a recipe for cranberry & pistachio biscotti you might like to try.
    Thanks for sharing :)
    Jess

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