250g plain flour
175g caster sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 medium eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of salt
zest of 1/2 orange
100g whole hazelnuts
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
Preheat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/374F/gas mark 5.
Put the flour into a large bowl, then add sugar and baking powder, and a pinch of salt. Make a well in the center and stir in beaten eggs, vanilla extract, orange zest and hazelnuts.
Make a long thin shape with the mixture on a non stick baking tray.
Bake for about 20-25 minutes until pale golden and set.
Transfer the log to a chopping board and slice into 1cm thick slices, use a serrated bread knife.
Put sliced biscotti back onto the baking sheet and return to oven for 10 minutes until golden and dry. Leave them on a wire rack to cool and harden.
The recipe I based these on came from the Yummy-coffee-and-food blog.