Thursday, July 7, 2011

Zucchini Biscotti



I ended up making this zucchini biscotti recently after my zucchini bread was looking more like a cookie, I tweeted and added to facebook and someone suggested biscotti.  Genius idea so I sliced it up and popped it back into the oven and voila biscotti was born. I will provide recipe below but can't guarantee my fluke will work again :-)




Ingredients: 
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1/2 tsp all spice
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup canola oil or olive oil
  • 1 cups light brown sugar or white
  • 1 cup freshly grated zucchini, drained on a paper towel, I learned to use a few sheets of paper towel and drain well


Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees, line a small loaf pan with baking paper. 
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients. 
  3. Beat together the eggs, oil and sugar and add dry ingredients (this is when I noticed the dough get very thick, the dry should have been lightly mixed in)
  4. mix in zucchini
  5. bake for one hr then allow to cool
  6. slice into 2 inch slices and bake again for 5-10 minutes 




Have you had any baking fails that have turned into success stories?


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39 comments:

  1. Very inventive! I've never heard of zucchini biscotti, but it's a great way to save your bread!

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  2. Feeling nostalgic - I miss my zucchini patch in MN! Zucchini is not very common here (at least, I haven't seen them yet) and I didn't realize how much I missed it until now. I bet this would work great with a chocolate zuke bread!! 8-)

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  3. Now that's creative! My zucchini squash are doing surprisingly well in my garden patch; I may need to try this out. How are you feeling? Not much longer now!

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  4. wow! That's brilliant... I wish my disasters turn into success too...

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  5. Really a genius idea the biscotti - just need to be in baking mood to try it soon :)

    Cheers,

    Gera

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  6. What a great way to eat Zucchini! Zucchini doesn't have a strong taste, so I bet my kids will totally enjoy this biscotti!!

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  7. I've recently discovered a love for zucchini, so I'll definitely be trying your biscotti!

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  8. Que delicia de galletitas.

    Saludos

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  9. Great idea! Bookmarking this as I love biscotti and this sounds very enticing

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  10. this must be very good and healthy with added zucchini.

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  11. I really like biscotti but never thought of putting zucchini into the recipe - but why not - after all zucchini makes really good bread! Thanks for sharing your flash of inspiration!

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  12. any way to add a veg to recipes, I'm in. I love zucchini, these sound great.

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  13. How creative!! I love zucchini and biscotti so this is perfect :) waste not!! haha

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  14. Great save! I have plenty of zucchini so I'll have to give this a try.
    Mimi

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  15. Hi Rebecca! I love this idea. You are such a resourceful cook!! Thanks as always for the great ideas and recipes. Have a wonderful weekend!!

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  16. How interesting, I will have to try this.

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  17. delicious looking biscotti looks wonderful

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  18. Now I would totally eat this Biscotti! I love zucchini bread:-) What a perfect idea:-)
    Hugs, Terra

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  19. Great idea! It sounds delicious:)

    Usually when I have a baking fail, it is a complete disaster and have not had one yet that turned into anything good...lol

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  20. this sounds fantastic!!! i used to be obsessed with almond biscottis before i became vegan. i'm sure that this is just fantastic! love the addition of zucchini to baked goods :)

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  21. i swear, everywhere i look, everyone is baking with zuchinni! but i love it- and you totally blew my mind with zucchini biscotti- thats a first for me! YUM :)

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  22. Andrea oh thanks
    Tracey oh now that would be awesome hope you can find some there
    Julie hope you like it feeling ok a tad tired though these days ;-)
    peackins lucky me
    Gera oh hope you get in the baking mood he he
    Nami oh my little one did
    yummychunklet cool
    jose thanks
    maris hope it works out
    Sonia :-)
    Ruth oh my pleasure
    Lauren thanks
    Lauren great expression :-)
    Mimi :-)
    Roz aw thanks made my day you too
    the slow roasted Italian hope it works
    torview thanks
    Terra aw thanks maybe i will try it for u
    Raina I was just lucky i think
    Junia can u not eat nuts?
    kelsey thanks

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  23. What a genius idea! Never thought of using veggies in biscotti...

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  24. You made to look so simple and easy to bake! Love to have my Zucchini in a Biscotti avatar.

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  25. That's very smart!! New but healthy and delicious....mmmm. I have learned the trick. Any time my bake fails, I will slice it up to dry in the oven...hehe

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  26. Genius idea! I would have thought zucchini was too wet for biscotti but I guess not!

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  27. I love the idea of coming up with a new recipe out of something that didn't quite work. Those are the most fun kind of success sometimes.

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  28. innovtive and yumm recipe of biscitte
    1st time here nice blog with useful information.i am happy to follw it
    do visit my site and follow

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  29. What a great idea! I wish I would have thought of that with some breads that didn't turn out very well.

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  30. Rebbeca these Zucchini biscottis look amazing!! gloria

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  31. Angie oh thanks fluke really
    sanjeeta thanks
    Mary he he the test is seeing if it works again!
    Joanne it worked :-0
    angela true
    santosh thanks for stopping by will check out your blog
    susan :0)
    Gloria aw thanks

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  32. I bet it was delicious! Catherine

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  33. Haha nice save, if only all flukes could be this good!

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  34. Oh this looks awesome! I would not have thought to do that with the bread but what a great idea!!

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  35. catherine oh really good
    Rita thanks hugs
    xinmei oh so true
    alicia he he thank god for twitter

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  36. I love biscotti, have never thought of making savory ones...what a good way to use up some zucchini too!

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  37. got zukes coming up like shrooms in my garden, thanks for giving me another wonderful recipe to make with them! cheers, priya

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  38. chef Dennis thanks :-)
    now serving he he love that comment

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