homemade nougat

Torrone is a very tasty sweet made from peanuts. Check out this simple and easy-to-make recipe!

Homemade Nougat

Recipe by Caion Alves


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For your homemade nougat to be perfect, use the ingredients from the list below and follow the step-by-step preparation instructions.


  • 3 egg whites

  • 2 cups of sugar

  • 1 cup of water

  • 1 cup of honey

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 500g roasted peanuts

  • Maize starch


  • In a mixer, add 3 egg whites;
  • Hit snow point;
  • In a saucepan, add 2 cups of sugar;
  • Add 1 cup of water;
  • Mix well;
  • Lead to high fire and don’t mix;
  • When the syrup starts to boil, add 1 cup of honey;
  • In a vase with water, pour some of the syrup;
  • Add the syrup little by little in the mixer with the egg white while beating;
  • Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and beat a little more;
  • Add 500g of peanuts and mix;
  • In one form add a plastic bag and sprinkle cornstarch;
  • Add the nougat and sprinkle cornstarch on top;
  • Use a plastic bag to help shape;
  • Take it to the freezer for 40 minutes;
  • Cut the nougat;
  • Your nougat is ready!

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