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Lemon Cherry Vegan Biscotti

  • Author: Heart of a Baker
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 20 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


Lemon cherry vegan biscotti are the PERFECT treat for dunking into coffee and tea! Crispy, chewy, and just the right amount of sweet. #


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. 
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch, sugar, olive oil, lemon zest, vanilla extract, and almond milk. 
  4. Add in the flour mixture and mix until almost combined. Stop when a few flour streaks reamain. 
  5. Add the dried cherries and mix a few strokes until they are combined into the dough. 
  6. Divide the dough into two equal portions. Move them to the baking sheet and form each portion of dough into a log 10 inches long. Space the logs 3 inches apart on the baking sheet.
  7. Bake until crisp and golden, for 25 minutes. Remove from oven. 
  8. Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees F and let logs cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes.
  9. Transfer the logs to a cutting board or piece of parchment and cut diagonally into slices 3/4 inch thick. 
  10. Arrange the slices, cut side down, on the baking sheet spaced 1/2 inch apart. 
  11. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before serving. 


  • You can swap out the dried cherries for whatever dried fruit tickles your fancy. 
  • The lemon zest can be swapped out for orange or lime zest.
  • Biscotti can be stored in a covered container for up to a week. Best served with coffee or tea!

Keywords: biscotti, vegan dessert, vegan breakfast