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Anicini (Ani-chee-ni)

Classic crisp biscotti with a sprinkling of aniseeds


  • 4 Eggs

  • 1 cup Caster Sugar

  • 1/2 tspn Vanilla Extract

  • 1 cup Olive oil

  • 1 cup Plain Flour

  • 1 cup Self Raising Flour

  • 3 tspn Aniseeds


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180 C

  • 2.

    Combine both flours and aniseeds in a bowl.

  • 3.

    In another bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar.

  • 4.

    Add the vanilla and the oil and mix.

  • 5.

    Fold in the combined flours and aniseeds

  • 6.

    Pour into a 30cm x 25cm lamington pan lined with baking paper and spread out evenly.

  • 7.

    Bake for about 10-15 mins or til lightly browned and cooked through.

  • 8.

    Cool on a wire rack and then cut into 1cm slices and cut each of those in half.

  • 9.

    Place them on a baking paper lined cookie sheet and bake again til they're lightly coloured (about 5mins)


This is my grandmother's recipe and they're great with a coffee or even with a dessert wine

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Posted by jackicamReport
Why thankyou : )
Posted by NB2Report
My type of recipe.. simple ingredients + simple method = tasty results. I made these over the weekend. They are truly delicious and addictive.