Making Double Chocolate Biscotti
Learn how to make this delicious treat from Italy . Double Chocolate Biscotti is crisp and sweet. It's very easy to make and a great treat for anyone.
1. In a bowl, mix together butter and sugar with a mixer until it becomes light and fluffy. Beat in cocoa and baking powder. After beating for about two minutes, start beating in the eggs. Then, stir in the flour. Mix in white chocolate and chocolate chips. Cover the dough and chill it for about ten minutes.
2. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F. Divide the dough into two parts. Roll each part into 9 inch pieces. Place them on lightly greased cookie sheets, placing them about four inches apart from each other. Slightly flatten them.
3. Bake them for 20 to 25 minutes. Insert a toothpick into them to see if they are ready. If the toothpick comes out clean, you're good to go. Cool them on the cookie sheet for about five minutes.
4. Then, cut each loaf into 1/2 inch wide diagonal slices. Place them back on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake them at 325 degrees F for 9 minutes. Turn them over and bake for 7 minutes. Once completely cooled, store them in an airtight container.
Original Recipe- 6 Servings
1 tbsp & 1 tsp butter 3/8 eggs
1 tbsp & 2-1/4 tsp white sugar 1/4 cup & 2 tsp flour
2 tsp cocoa powder 5/8 square white chocolate
1/4 tsp baking powder 2 tsp chocolate chips
20 g butter 3/8 eggs
20 g white sugar 35 g flour
4 g cocoa powder 20 g square white chocolate
2 g baking powder 20 g chocolate chip
Increased Recipe- 15 Servings
3 tbsp & 1 tsp butter 7/8 eggs
1/4 cup & 1 tsp white sugar 2/3 cup & 1 tbsp flour
1 tbsp & 2 tsp cocoa powder 1-3/4 square white chocolate
3/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup and 1 tbsp chocolate chip
45 g butter 7/8 eggs
55 g white sugar 90 g flour
9 g cocoa powder 45 g square white chocolate
4 g baking powder 50 g chocolate chip
Decreased Recipe- 3 Servings
2 tsp butter 1/8 eggs
2-3/4 tsp white sugar 2 tbsp & 1 tbsp flour
1 tsp cocoa powder 3/8 square white chocolate
1/8 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp chocolate chip
9 g butter 1/8 eggs
10 g white sugar 20 g flour
2 g cocoa powder 9 g square white chocolate
0.8 g baking powder 10 g chocolate chip
Are they Equivalent?
Three Criteria for Comparison
Taste- The biscotti made from the recipe for three and the original taste the same throughout. They have identical taste even though one was a recipe for 3 and the other was for 6. This is one way to prove that the conversions were done correctly and that they were equivalent.
Look- The biscotti made from the original recipe and the recipe for 3 look exactly the same. If you cut it in half they both had the same consistency. This is the second way to prove that the conversions were done correctly and that they were equivalent.
Feel- The biscotti made from the original recipe and the recipe for 3 feel the same. They all are of the same thickness. They both have the same consistency- crispy and crunchy. This is the third way to prove that the conversions were done correctly and that they were equivalent.