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    Nougat

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    48 hrs 30 mins

    30 mins

    48 hrs

    Vye367's Note:

    I found this on http://www.cooksrecipes.com/. I think it would be fun to make for Christmas presents so I'm "keeping it safe" here.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

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    • 1 1/2 cups light corn syrup
    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 2 large egg whites
    • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
    • food coloring (optional)
    • 1/4 cup butter, softened
    • 1 cup coarsely chopped toasted almond, I'm not a big fan of nuts (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Line a 8 x 8 x 2-inch square baking pan with lightly buttered waxed paper or aluminum foil. Set aside.
    2. 2
      Mix first 4 ingredients in heavy saucepan.
    3. 3
      Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
    4. 4
      Then cook without stirring, to 250 degrees F, or until a small amount of the mixture dropped in cold water forms a hard ball.
    5. 5
      In a large mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff.
    6. 6
      Gradually pour in 1/4 of the syrup mixture while continuing to beat with electric mixer, until mixture holds its shape. Set aside.
    7. 7
      Cook remaining syrup to 300 degrees F, or until a small amount of mixture separates into hard and brittle threads when dropped in cold water.
    8. 8
      Gradually pour remaining syrup mixture into first mixture while continuing to beat with electric mixer.
    9. 9
      Add extract (and food coloring if desired).
    10. 10
      Beat in butter and continue beating until very thick and satiny.
    11. 11
      Stir in almonds.
    12. 12
      Press into prepared pan, smoothing top, then let stand at room temperature until firm.
    13. 13
      Turn out of pan, peel off waxed paper and cut in 1 1/2 x 1-inch pieces.
    14. 14
      Wrap each piece individually in waxed paper or plastic wrap. For best flavor, store several days in a cool place before serving.

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    Nutritional Facts for Nougat

    Serving Size: 1 (1237 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2295.2
     
    Calories from Fat 282
    12%
    Total Fat 31.4 g
    48%
    Saturated Fat 19.4 g
    97%
    Cholesterol 81.3 mg
    27%
    Sodium 890.8 mg
    37%
    Total Carbohydrate 528.9 g
    176%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 358.2 g
    1432%
    Protein 5.1 g
    10%

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