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A tray of Low Carb Biscotti
A tray of Low Carb Biscotti

Low Carb Biscotti – Almond and Pecan (Low Sugar)

By Joanne  

October 31, 2018

How good are biscotti! Our Almond and Pecan Biscotti recipe was inspired by my nonna and my recent holiday. I LOVE these and I used to love my nonna’s homemade ones. I would dunk them into coffee or just enjoy them as is. I have been wanting to try a low carb version for so long, and I’m so glad I did, only 1g of carbs each!! 

  • Prep: 11 mins
  • Yields: 40 Biscuits

Ingredients

150g (1/2 packet) of Anna's Low Carb Kitchen Pancake Mix

150g almond meal

75g (1/3 cup) Anna's Low Carb Kitchen Icing Mix

1 tsp of baking powder

2 tsp Vanilla Extract

120 Butter (melted)

2 eggs

150g nuts of choice – I used half roasted unsalted almonds and pecans

Directions

1Preheat the oven at 160 degrees

2Combine dry ingredients into a large bowl (almond meal, icing mix, pancake mix, baking powder and nuts)

3Combine melted room temp butter, 2 eggs, 2 teaspoon vanilla together, then add the wet to the dry mix.

4Use your hands to knead the dough and shape into a long log shape.

5Pop rolled long into the oven for 30 mins or until browned on top and firm on inside but not fully cooked.

6Low Carb Biscotti before being sliced

7Remove from oven and allow to cool completely (as its almond meal based allowing to chill overnight to ensure a less crumbly slice)

8Once chilled, cut into biscotti shape. I got about 40 biscotti’s out of this quantity.

9Low Carb Biscotti before baking

10Preheat oven 160 and rebake until golden (keep an eye out as oven temps do vary). I baked mine for 10mins, then flipped them over for another 6-8 mins.

11Allow to cool on rack

12Will keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.

13Low Carb Biscotti on a plate

Flavour Suggestions:

This is a great base biscotti recipe. You can add in your favourite flavours. I prefer them plain.

  • 2TB Orange or lemon zest
  • 1TB dried cranberries
  • Drizzle sugar-free or dark chocolate on top
  • Change the nuts
  • Add ginger and spices

This recipe was originally published on annaslowcarbkitchen.com.au

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 Biscuit (18g)
Calories90
Sodium34
Protein2.6
Sugar0.5
Total Fat7.8
Saturated Fat2.1
Net Carbs1.0

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