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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Italian


Nougat is a type of confectionary made out of sugar, honey, egg whites and nuts usually served shaped as a bar or a cube


  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 cup almonds, shelled and toasted
  • 1 cup pistachios, shelled and toasted


  1. Combine together sugar, corn syrup, honey, salt and water in a large saucepan and cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Once sugar dissolves let it boil then turn the heat off.
  3. Beat egg whites until it forms stiff peaks, set aside.
  4. Slowly add roughly 3/4 cup of the just boiled hot syrup into the egg whites while constantly beating for around 5 minutes or until it holds its shape.
  5. Continue to cook remaining syrup over high heat until it turns into a rich caramel colour.
  6. Pour this mixture with the beaten egg white mixture together with the nuts and vanilla, continue to beat until very thick.
  7. Spoon mixture into a wax paper lined baking pan and spread it evenly, let it cool then cut into cubes.