Maple Glazed Biscotti

Crisp vanilla biscotti cookies with white chocolate chunks

are drizzled with a simple glaze made from pure maple syrup.

Maple Glazed Biscotti

Do you find some words are more fun to say than others?  I do.  There are lots of food words that I like.  Let me share some of my favorites:  Sriracha, edamame, baklava, couscous, flambé, jalapeño, cognac, tomatillo and biscotti (just to name a few).   I love eating those foods too, especially biscotti.  You have to admit that is truly a fun word to say.  You have to really enunciate the two “t”‘s.  Then you will feel like a sexy Italian!  Or wait, maybe that’s just me.

Maple Glazed Biscotti

I have recently discovered another fun food word to add to my list:  Zulka.  I received a bag of Zulka Pure Cane Sugar to test out in my baking.   I’ve never tried substituting my usual simple white sugar for anything else in my baking.  I think the natural color of the Zulka sugar instantly made me think of maple syrup and that my friends, is how these biscotti came to be!  I loved that I could simply substitute my usual 2/3 cup white sugar for 2/3 cup Zulka and neither taste nor texture were compromised!  Zulka sugar has all natural flavor and color with no GMO’s.

Maple Glazed Biscotti

While biscotti is a simple recipe, it does take a bit of time, but it is so worth it!  The glaze was very simple to whisk together, but for the best flavor you have to use pure maple syrup!  These sweet, crunchy little cookies were perfect for my morning coffee (and my mid morning snack, my after dinner dessert, the kids’ lunches, my mid afternoon pick me up, after school snacks….)!

Maple Glazed Biscotti

Now that I’ve tried  Zulka pure can sugar in my biscotti,  I can’t wait to use it in all my fall baking!  It’s pure, it’s real and it’s simple.

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Maple Glazed Biscotti

Maple Glazed Biscotti

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2/3 Zulka sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 oz white chocolate, chopped
  • For the glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons pure Maple syrup.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar, salt, vanilla and baking powder until creamy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Carefully stir in flour, beating until mixture is smooth. Stir in chopped chocolate.
  3. Transfer your dough onto your baking sheet ands shape dough in a log about 14 inches long and about 2 inches wide.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and let stand fro about 15-25 minutes. 5 minutes prior to cutting, gently sprinkle with water, taking care to reach all sides of the biscotti.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 325. Wait another 5 minutes and slice biscotti into 3/4 inch slices. Stand biscotti upright and bake for 25 more minutes. Remove and let cool on baking sheet.
  6. For the glaze add milk to powdered sugar in a small bowl. Stir with a whisk until smooth. Stir in maple syrup. With a fork, drizzle glaze over cooled biscotti.
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42 Responses

  1. I love biscotti and this combo sounds delicious! Would love about a dozen of them to go with my coffee right now! :)

    • These went way to fast in our house! I need more!

  2. LOVE these! Maple rocks. And your photos are so gorgeous!

    • THey take a while, but they are easy. You need to try them Nancy!

  3. I love biscotti, and this one sounds perfect for fall!

  4. Tracy@Daily Dish Magazine

    Biscotti is a great treat to have on hand, but I have never considered using a maple glaze on it before. That sounds super good!

    • THe maple glaze is ridiculously good! Thanks Tracy!

  5. I’ll provide the coffee if you’ll bring the biscotti!

  6. These look awesome Tanya!! And your pictures are stunning! I love that all your favorite words are food :) Pinning these! I looooooove a good biscotti.

    • Thanks Lisa, I have such one track mind!

  7. Oh yea, these look great, Tanya! I think you thought of the most awesome thing ever by making these maple glazed biscotti! Delish!

    • Mmm, the glaze was almost the best part!

  8. These look fantastic and so perfect with a cup of coffee in the afternoon. Thank you for partying with us at the Inspiration Monday Party!! xo, Tanya

  9. These look so good, Tanya. A glaze is a nice touch for any cookie but I especially like it when it’s applied to biscotti. It’s a great way to bring more flavor to the biscotti without sacrificing the classic crunch. :)

    • I think you should’ve written my post! That was so well said!

  10. I have a serious crush on this biscotti. Pinned, printed and drooled on!

  11. Tanya, this biscotti looks fabulous!!! Oh, I love biscotti with a cup of coffee or tea. Thanks so much for sharing your recipe – pinning! :)

    • Whoever thought of biscotti is a genius! They really are perfect for coffee! Thank you Cindy!

    • Thank you! The glaze was wonderful!

  12. I’m such a sucker for biscotti! I can have it with a cup of coffee before my “real” breakfast….and somehow convince myself that it doesn’t count. Score!! This recipe looks delicious, Tanya!

    • Thank you Ruth! You have to try Biscotti!

  13. I love Maple glaze – and that Somoa glaze looks wonderful too!!

  14. You were on my blog and I am on yours… at the same time – too funny! LOVE biscotti, I need to make these so that I have something to go w/ my morning-commute coffee!
    p.s. I just love the name of your blog :)

    • Thank you Sara! I could spend all day looking at your goodies! Wow!

  15. love the maple syrup on the biscotti. the photographs are gorgeous !

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