23, September, 2023

 Chocolate cantucci

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Chocolate cantucci

The chocolate cantucci, are a super tasty variant of the classic Tuscan cantucci with almonds.

You can also add sultanas that go well with chocolate, or replace the lemon peel with orange peel.

Use the same recipe to make classic almond noodles replacing chocolate drops with almonds.

Serve them with vin santo.


  • 200 Gr flour
  • 200 gr sugar
  • 150 Gr chocolate chips
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Vanillin
  • Peel of 1 lemon
  • A pinch of salt


1. In a bowl place the flour in the center.

2. Create a hole with your hands and add the eggs, sugar, salt, grated lemon peel, baking powder and vanilla extract.

3. Knead first with a fork, then with your fingertips. mix all the ingredients  3. Knead first with a fork, then with your fingertips.

 knead with a fork  knead with fingertips  homogenous dough

4. Now add the chocolate drops and mix everything until you get a homogeneous mixture.

 add chocolate drops

5. Divide the dough into 2 long loaves and place them on the baking sheet lined with baking paper.

 divide the dough

Put them a little away from each other, because when they cook, they will spread out so they don’t stick together.

6. Bake  in  the preheated oven at 200 degrees for 20 minutes.

7. Remove from the oven and still hot, cut the loaves into slices 1 -2 cm wide diagonally.

     cook and cut into slices the chocolate cantucci

Turn the biscuits over with the cut side upwards.

 turn the chocolate cantucci upside down

8. Bake again at 150 degrees for another 10-15 minutes to dry and become more crunchy.

 cook again the chocolate cantucci

9. Serve the chocolate  cantucci with vin santo.

 chocolate cantucci

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Ricette Correlate