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Stage 1 -
Preheat the oven to 180°C (360°F).
Spread 200 g whole almonds out on a
and 200 g whole almonds on another.
Take the pistachios out of the oven after 10 minutes and the almonds after 15 minutes.
Stage 4 -
The honey will cause the mixture to froth. Watch it carefully as it tends to boil over.
Stage 5 -
When the mixture reaches 145°C (293°F), begin beating 70 g
, adding 20 g
Stage 6 -
As soon as the sugar mixture reaches 150°C (302°F), slow down the mixer and slowly pour the liquid into the beaten egg whites so that it is evenly mixed in.
Stage 7 -
Leave the beater running for another 5 minutes to give the egg-white mixture time to cool down a little.
: In effect you are making
with honey. You will see what a beautiful ivory colour this gives.
Stage 8 -
Change beaters: replace the whisk attachment with the flat beater or paddle ("K" beater for Kenwood) as the next stage requires more force.
Stage 9 -
Set the food processor going again on slow speed, then tip in the mixed almonds and pistachios a few at a time.
Stage 10 -
Leave to mix thoroughly...
Stage 11 -
...then scoop out half the nougat onto a sheet of rice paper.
Stage 12 -
Place a second sheet of rice paper on top and roll, using a
(you can put blocks on either side to keep the thickness even; here I'm using 2 steel rules).
Stage 13 -
Cut the nougat into strips...
Stage 14 -
...then into blocks of whatever size you like.
Do the same for the remaining nougat. You nougat is ready to be enjoyed. Remarks
If you would like your nougat very white, like the commercially-produced version, replace half the honey with a mixture of sugar and glucose syrup in equal quantities.
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost? Note : These prices are only approximate
Source From the Internet, but with my personnal adaptations. More recipes?This recipe uses (among others)
Honey: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Nonettes, Panettone, Chocolate madeleines, Cranachan, Gingerbread, ... All Caster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fresh fruit in sabayon, Cherry clafoutis, Framboisier, Little lemon biscuits, Almond tuiles, ... All Whole almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Red cabage salad with toasted almonds, X-Files cookies, Praline rochers, Frozen Nougat, Grandma Solange's biscuits, ... All Pistachios: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pistachio panna cotta with custard, Chocolate Truffles, Saucipain, Chocolate cereal bars, Mini apricot and pistachio brioches, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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