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Vegan Almond Biscotti

Crunchy, twice-baked Italian vegan almond biscotti is perfect for dunking in your favorite hot beverage. This vegan version is loaded with almond and vanilla flavors and will satisfy your sweet tooth.

Vegan Biscotti

Course: Vegan dessertsCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup almond flour

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk

  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract

  • 1 tsp almond extract

  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, almond flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add the vegetable oil, unsweetened almond milk, vanilla extract, and almond extract to the mixing bowl and mix until a dough forms.
  • Fold in the slivered almonds until they are evenly distributed in the dough.
  • Divide the dough in half and form each half into a log that is about 1 inch thick and 12 inches long.
  • Place the logs onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes or until they are firm and lightly browned.
  • Remove the logs from the oven and let them cool for 10-15 minutes.
  • Use a serrated knife to slice the logs into 1/2-inch-thick biscotti.
  • Arrange the biscotti on the baking sheet, cut-side down, and bake for an additional 20-25 minutes or until they are dry and lightly browned.
  • 10.tRemove the biscotti from the oven and let them cool completely on a wire rack.


  • To achieve the perfect crunch, slice the biscotti while they are still warm from the oven.
  • If the dough seems too dry, add a little more almond milk to moisten it.
  • For a chocolate twist, add 1/2 cup of dairy-free chocolate chips to the dough.
  • Dip the biscotti in melted chocolate and let it harden for an extra touch of decadence.

Alterations and Modifications

Variations for Vegan Almond Biscotti

  • Orange and Chocolate Biscotti: Add 1 tbsp of orange zest and 1/2 cup of dairy-free chocolate chips to the dough for a zesty and chocolatey twist.
  • Cranberry and Pistachio Biscotti: Add 1/2 cup of dried cranberries and 1/2 cup of chopped pistachios to the dough for a festive and colorful biscotti.

Cooking Methods

  • Toasted: For a crunchier texture and richer flavor, toast the almonds before adding them to the dough. Spread the almonds on a baking sheet and bake in the oven at 350°F for 5-10 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Grilled: For a smoky and charred flavor, grill the biscotti on a hot grill pan or outdoor grill for a few minutes on each side until lightly browned.

Gluten-Free Options

Substitute the all-purpose flour with a gluten-free flour blend and ensure that all other ingredients are certified gluten-free.

Oil Substitutions

Substitute the vegetable oil with coconut oil for a slightly nutty flavor and aroma.

Sugar Substitutions

Substitute the granulated sugar with coconut sugar or maple sugar for a lower glycemic index and a more natural sweetener.

Complete Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

  • Amount Per ServingCalories167
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 8g 13%
    • Saturated Fat 1g 5%
  • Sodium 96mg 4%
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
    • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 3g 6%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Q: Can I substitute the almonds with other nuts?

    A: Yes, you can substitute the almonds with other nuts such as pistachios, hazelnuts, or walnuts.

    Q: How do I store the biscotti?

    A: Store the biscotti in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two weeks. You can also freeze them for up to three months.

    Q: How do I achieve a softer texture for the biscotti?

    A: To achieve a softer texture, you can bake the biscotti for a shorter time or reduce the second baking time. You can also add a tablespoon or two of applesauce or mashed banana to the dough for extra moisture.

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    Q: Can I make the biscotti gluten-free?

    A: Yes, you can substitute the all-purpose flour with a gluten-free flour blend. Make sure to check that all other ingredients used are also certified gluten-free.

    Q: Can I make the biscotti without sugar?

    A: Yes, you can substitute the sugar with a natural sweetener such as maple syrup, agave nectar, or honey if not vegan.

    Q: Can I make the biscotti without oil?

    A: Yes, you can substitute the oil with unsweetened applesauce or mashed banana for a healthier option. Keep in mind that this may change the texture and flavor of the biscotti.

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