Italian biscotti recipe with fair ingredients

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Italian biscotti recipe

Italian biscotti recipe

You can prepare this Italian biscotti recipe with a clear conscience. Fairtrade ingredients for the preparation of cookies Using it is easy. These ingredients are a little more expensive than those otherwise offered in stores. But you can enjoy the cookies you bake with it with a clear conscience. We have therefore linked this Italian biscotti recipe for almond biscotti with ingredients that you can order online. By purchasing you either support the producers directly. Or the dealers support projects in the countries of origin that benefit the local people.

Italian biscotti recipe for espresso biscotti

Ingredients for the Italian biscotti recipe

approx. 40 pieces:

  • 200 g flour
  • 50 g almond flour *
  • 1tbsp baking powder
  • 175 g brown sugar *
  • 1 pinch of salt*
  • 30 g coconut oil *
  • 2 eggs *
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract *
  • 2 tbsp strongly brewed espresso *
  • 100 g whole blanched almonds *
  • optional: melted dark chocolate *


* These products are available in Fairtrade quality. You can order them online for the Italian biscotti recipe.


Preparation of the Italian biscotti recipe:

Mix the flour, almond flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a mixing bowl.

After it has cooled, add the coconut oil, eggs, vanilla extract and the espresso. Knead everything into a smooth dough

Cover the worktop with a little flour. Knead the dough with your hands. Add the almonds and mix. Shape the whole thing into a ball of dough and cover with cling film and store in the refrigerator for about half an hour.

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees top and bottom heat. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Halve the dough. Shape each half of the dough into an approx. 5 cm thick loaf, flatten the top a little. Place the two strands of dough next to each other on the baking sheet and bake on the middle level for about 25 minutes.

Cool the biscotti for about 10 minutes and carefully cut slices about 1-1,5 cm thick with a knife. Then bake again with the cut side up for 8-10 minutes.

Take the biscotti out of the oven, let them cool and store in a container that you can cover airtight.

For the chocolate topping, melt the chocolate, dip the biscotti in and let them dry on baking paper.



Fair ingredients for the Italian biscotti recipe

Sweets and pastries should not be missing in the Advent season. This also includes this Italian biscotti recipe. For the Christmas bakery we buy spices, chocolate, desiccated coconut, honey, nuts and much more. Anyone who chooses products with the Fairtrade seal directly supports the producers in the countries of origin and promotes cultivation that is beneficial to the environment. Fairtrade products also include all ingredients that can be obtained without child labor.

Improve local working and living conditions

The aim of fair trade is to improve the living and working conditions of small farming families and employees on plantations in third world countries. This happens through trade relationships that are stable and minimum prices. Fair trade also helps people market their products. Be it via supermarkets and world stores in Germany or directly in the country of origin. There are over 7.000 products available nationwide that are offered based on these principles. There are also many for baking during Advent. Under there is an overview as well recipe ideas for chocolate brownies, vanilla crescents or honey date cookies. This Italian biscotti recipe should also not be missing on the plate of cookies.


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Source Italian biscotti recipe: djd and Fairtrade/Forum Fairer Handel
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Italian biscotti recipe with fair ingredients

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn