Lemon Poppy Seed Biscotti

Lemon Poppy Seed Biscotti

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup finely ground almonds
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon lemon zest
3 tablespoons poppy seeds
1 egg
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon lemon extract

Directions
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2 Combine the flour, sugar, ground almonds, baking powder and baking soda.
3 Combine the lemon peel, poppy seeds, egg, egg whites and lemon extract. Add the dry mixture and mix well. Form the dough into 2 logs.
4 Place logs onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Let cool slightly and cut diagonally into 1/2 inch slices. Bake slices another 8 to 10 minutes until dry. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.