Nougat from Apulia

Posted on Mar 9 2014 by Redazione


Ingredients (serves 4)
1 kg honey
500 g sugar
5 eggs whites
1 kg almonds
vanilla flavour or lemon zest

Put in a casserole 1 kg of honey and sugar and leave them to melt slowly, taking care to stir continously. When the lot becomoes fluid add 5 egg whites beaten stiff, then 1 kg of peeled and toasted almonds, a pinch of vanilla or of grated lemon. Continue stirring until the lot is cooked which will happen when tasting a bit of the so obtained dough it doesn’t stick on your teeth anymore. Finally pour the lot into a rectangular mould, previously folded with a wafer. Leave it to harden completely and serve.