Fat Free Orange Poppy Seed Biscotti Recipe
2 cup all-purpose white flour
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup poppy seeds
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2 large eggs
2 large egg whites
3 tbsp grated orange zest
1 tbsp orange juice concentrate
Preheat oven to 325 degreees F. Combine flour, sugar, poppy seeds,
baking powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk together eggs, egg whites,
orange zest and orange concentrate, and add to the dry ingredients.
Working on a floured surface, shape the dough into 2 logs, each about
14 inches long and 1 1/2 inches thick. Place the logs on a prepared
baking sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until firm to the
touch. Transfer the logs to a rack to cool. Reduce the oven temp to
300 degrees F.
Cut the logs diagonally into 1/2 inch thick slices. Stand the slices
upright on the baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes more. Let cool
completely before storing in an airtight container.
40 Calories per Biscotti / 1gm Protein, 1gm Fat, 8gm Carbohydrate,
32mg Sodium, 9mg Cholesterol
From...Eating Well Magazine Nov/Dec '92 Submitted By SANDY GAMBLE
<SCG@INDIRECT.COM> On FRI, 17 NOV 1995 233849 ~0700 (MST)
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