Apricot Cardamom Chocolate Biscotti

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 15mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 2 ratings

Deliciously crunchy biscotti, filled with chewy apricot bits, hunks of dark chocolate, almonds, and a hint of cardamom.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    130g (about ¾ cup)
  • Egg icon
    2 (100g)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    225g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1 tsp
  • Salt icon
    about ⅛ tsp (1g)
  • Ground cardamom icon
    Ground cardamom
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    1 tsp (about 5ml)
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate
    110g (about ¾ cup)
  • Blanched almonds icon
    Blanched almonds
    110g (about ¾ cup)
  • Dried apricots icon
    Dried apricots
    70g (about 4¼)


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  2. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Add granulated sugar and egg to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Beat until pale and light then set aside - approx 5 min
  5. Add all purpose flour, baking powder, salt and ground cardamom to a clean medium bowl
  6. Whisk briefly
  7. Transfer dry ingredients to dough
  8. Add vanilla extract to the dough
  9. Mix together until well combined
  10. Add dark chocolate, blanched almonds and dried apricots to the dough
  11. Mix briefly until combined
  12. Turn out on lightly-floured surface
  13. Shape
  14. Transfer dough to baking sheet
  15. Bake until firm - 20 min, 175°C
  16. Reduce - 160°C
  17. Let cool - 15 min
  18. Slice
  19. Arrange
  20. Bake - 15 min, 160°C
  21. Let cool onto cooling rack
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