Dried Fruits Biscuits (Biscotti)

These scrumptious biscuits are really good. I am sure kids and adults would love it. Recipe is flexible and you can choose your favourite dried fruits. They are just good, simple, healthy, tasty and beautiful.



  • 160g all purpose flour
  • 110g butter, softened
  • 100g sugar
  • 50g nuts:pistachio or walnuts or almonds, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • grated zest of 1 orange
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dried fruits such as: cherries, raisins, apricots, chopped
  • Handful crystallised ginger



Preheat oven to 180C.

In a bowl, beat the butter with sugar until creamy. Add eggs, lemon, orange zest and vanilla extract. Mix well.

Add baking powder and flour. Combine well. Then add dried fruits, nuts and ginger.

Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour the dough into 2 small and long loafs in the baking tray. Sprinkle some flour top of the dough and give the right shape.

Bake it for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool. Then cut each loaf into small slices. And put it back in the oven and bake for another 15 minutes.

You can store these yummy fruity biscuits in a container for about 10 day. They can be frozen up to 2 months.





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