Festive No-Bake Almond Nougat Delight

This Holiday Almond Nougat combines the crunchy goodness of freshly roasted almonds with the sweet allure of honey and sugar, all held together by a light meringue. The result is a chewy, sweet confection that’s perfect for sharing during the festive season. It’s so easy to make and doesn’t require any baking, making it a fantastic last-minute treat for any holiday gathering.

Crafted with simple ingredients, this no-bake nougat is a wonderful way to incorporate the traditional flavors of Christmas into a delightful dessert. Let the aroma of toasted almonds fill your home as you prepare this simple yet sophisticated treat that promises to dazzle your holiday table.

Full Recipe:


  • 200 g almonds
  • 1 egg white
  • 125 g sugar
  • 125 g honey



  1. Prepare the Almonds:
    • Boil the almonds for 3 minutes to loosen their skins.
    • Remove the skins once they are cool enough to handle.
    • Preheat your oven to 170°C (340°F).
    • Roast the almonds for 10-15 minutes until golden and fragrant. Let them cool.
  2. Make the Nougat:
    • In a mixing bowl, whisk the egg white until thick.
    • In a saucepan, mix the sugar and honey over low heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
    • Remove from heat and gradually mix in the whisked egg white.
    • Return to low heat, stirring continuously, until the mixture thickens.
    • Stir in the roasted almonds, ensuring they are evenly distributed.
  3. Set the Nougat:
    • Pour the mixture into moulds or a lined baking dish.
    • Let it cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for 12 hours to set.
  4. Serve:
    • Cut the nougat into pieces and serve as a holiday treat.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 12 hours 35 minutes | Kcal: 310 kcal | Servings: 10 servings

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