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A blend of basil, walnuts and cheddar cheese for a unique and savoury tasting biscotti.

Servings

10-12

Prep Time

20 min

Cook Time

60 min

Black Diamond® Walnut Cheddar Biscotti Pinwheels

Ingredients
  • 2.5 cups (625mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (250mL) chopped walnuts
  • 2 tbsp. (30mL) dried basil
  • ½ tsp (2mL) baking soda
  • 1 tsp (5mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125mL) Lactantia® Tomato Basil Butter, softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 8 Black Diamond® Medium Cheddar Natural Cheese Slices
Preparation
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F (180°c).
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together, flour, walnuts and basil.
  3. In another large bowl, cream sugar and butter together with a wooden spoon (or use a stand or hand mixer).
  4. Add eggs one at a time stirring to incorporate fully.
  5. Add flour mixture to butter mixture and stir until dough is formed.
  6. On a floured surface, roll dough into a rectangle approx. 14” x 9”.
  7. Layer four slices of cheese along the 14” edge of the dough and roll, forming a pinwheel, into a log, finishing seam side down.
  8. Place log on a parchment-lined baking pan.
  9. Layer remaining four slices evenly on top of the log.
  10. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes and allow to cool for 30 minutes.
  11. Carefully slice log with a serrated knife crosswise in approx. ½“ or less slices.
  12. Place slices on baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, flip slices and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
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