Lemon Poppy Seed Biscotti


  • 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


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Combine the flour, sugar, ground almonds, baking powder and baking soda.

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.

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.

Recipe Health Review:

How Healthy is the Lemon Poppy Seed Biscotti Recipe?

Recipe makes: 36 servings.

Healthy eating information for 1 serving(s):

Watchful Nutrition
Calories: 60
Carbohydrates: 10
Total Fat: 2
Saturated Fat:
Cholesterol: 6
Sodium: 29
Good for You
Fiber: 1
Protein: 2
Weight Watchers
Points: 1