Culinary Art in the Mountains
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March 21, 2017
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Alta Community Enrichment, ACE, hosts year round art classes in the
mountains of Alta, Utah, these classes include the culinary arts. An Alta resident and ACE aficionado, Julie
Willis, opens her home to teach many of these classes which have included,
Introduction to Soup Making and Introduction to Biscotti Making. We are thrilled to share her instructions on
how to make her amazing homemade biscotti.
Biscotti Making with Julie Willis
On a snow-chilled night what better
thing to do then warm up with some fresh-made biscotti!
Julie Willis- Biscotti Baker
Extraordinaire provided a wonderful recipe for some of the most delicious
Biscotti Cookies we have ever had.
Here is a step-by-step recipe for you to try at home! Be sure to tag
#ACEBiscotti and @alta_community_enrichment on social media to share your
What You Will Need:
- 1/4 lbs Butter ( 1 stick)
- 3/4 Cup of Sugar
- 2 Eggs
- 4 Tsp Kirsch (Cherry Liqueur)
- 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
- 2 Cups + 2 Tsp Flour
- 1 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder
- 1/4 Tsp Salt
- 1/2 Cup Almonds - Chopped
- 3/4 Finely Chopped Chocolate
- Preheat the oven to 325 Degrees
- As you combine the wet and dry
ingredients, be quick but do not hurry.
- Mix but do not beat.
- Handle quickly so the heat from your
hands does not melt the butter.
- Form three small loaves and bake for
approximately 30 minutes.
- Loaves should be a very light brown
on the bottom when they come out.
- Place on a cooling rack and reset
the oven to 300 Degrees.
- Cut the loaves into equal sizes,
then bake again for 10 minutes, flip and bake again for 8-10 minutes.
Longer time = crispy biscotti |
Shorter time = softer biscotti
Please join ACE at any of our year
round events soon!
ACE’s mission is to
create opportunities in the Little Cottonwood community for individual and
group participation in arts, cultural events and education. ACE began in 1995
when community members recognized the need for professional coordination of
successful grassroots community events. Since inception ACE has served as the
Alta Arts Council by offering quality, diverse events and programs for free or
very little cost to its attendees and strengthens our community by bringing
people who live work and play in Alta together to share the arts, cultural
events, and education.
ACE currently offers 65+ year round diverse programs
with the majority of events inspired by input from local artists and families.
From small events, such as craft-making classes to larger events, such as the
multi-day Snowflake Festival, ACE caters to the needs of our community. ACE
strives to offer new events and old favorites to bring our community together.
Sara is the Executive Director of ACE.
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