My sister sent me this recipe of the famous Tuscan buiscuits after trying different recipes, describing it as the best one.
Time of cooking
About 1 hour
What did I use
A baking tray, a sheet of oven paper, a knife, a bowl, a spoon
Flour: 125 gr
Sugar: 100 gr
Almonds (possibly with peel): 65 gr
Minced peel of half a lemon
Baking powder: half a teaspoon
Vanilla extract: few drops
Salt as required
How did I do
I reheated the oven at 180°C.
The procedure is the same of the pasta frolla:
I mixed flour, sugar, baking powder and lemon peel. I made a hole in the centre and added the beated egg with salt and vanilla extract.
I kneaded with hands.
I added the almonds.
I mixed them at the dough and I created 1 cylinder 5 cm tall and 5 cm large and I put it on the baking tray with the sheet of oven paper.
I cooked for 25 minutes.
I cut the cylinders immediatly diagonally in 1 cm large slices.
I changed the temperature of the oven to 100 °C.
I put the almond biscuits on the baking tray and cooked for 20/25 minutes more.
I served cold. In Italy we eat them drinking Vin Santo.