Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Served at the end of a Cuban - Christmas Meal (Noche Buena). This is a type of nougat that came originally from Spain. In Cuba and now in Miami it is served throughout the Christmas holdays.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blanch the almonds and remove the skins.
  2. Toast the almonds with hazlenuts in an open oven, about 350°F.
  3. Stir constantly.
  4. Chop the nuts real fine.
  5. Beat the egg whites until they are very stiff.
  6. Add to nuts.
  7. In a sauce pan, mixc the honey and sugar and melt over med-high heat.
  8. Add the nut paste, mix & stir constantly for ten minutes and remove from heat.
  9. Put in shallow china dishes lined with rice paper.
  10. When cold, sprinkle cinnamon on top.
  11. Cut into small pieces when set.