Chocolate Macadamia Biscotti


250 g Plain flour sifted.

2 Tablespoons cocoa.

175 g Castor sugar.

½ Teaspoon baking powder.

3 Eggs lightly beaten.

Grated rind of 1 orange.

150 g roasted raw macadamia nuts roughly chopped.


  • Combine flour, cocoa, castor sugar and baking powder and mix well.
  • In another bowl combine eggs, orange rind and macadamia nuts and mix well.
  • Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, pour in the egg mixture and stir to form a dough
  • Place dough on a lightly floured surface and divide in half.
  • Shape halves into logs, place on a greased and floured baking sheet and bake at 200˚C for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and when cool cut logs into 5cm thick slices.
  • Place slices on baking sheets and bake for a further 10-15 minutes.
  • Cool on a wire rack and then store in an air tight container.

Makes approximately 45 biscotti.