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Catholic Recipe: Soft Nougat

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound sugar
  • 1 pound almonds, ground
  • 6 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 egg white, beaten stiff
  • Details

  • Yield: 2 pounds
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Mexico

Also Called: Turron

DIRECTIONS

Combine sugar, almonds. Mix thoroughly. Add beaten yolks, gradually. Beat well. Fold in egg white. Line shallow, oblong pan with greased paper, leaving sufficient paper to overlap mixture. Pour mixture in pan. Cover with greased paper. Press down firmly. Reserve 2-3 days under heavy weight. Yield, approximately 2 pounds

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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