Frozen Nougat with Honey Recipe
Frozen Nougat with Honey
Total time: 30 to 60 minutes

Preparation time: Under 30 minutes
Cooking time: Under 10 minutes
Freezing time: 12 hours

Difficulty: Easy
For 6 servings

- 25 g (1 oz.) honey
- 2 tbsp. sugar
- 65 g (2 oz.) chopped almonds
- 375 ml (1 1/2 cups) whipping cream
- 4 egg whites

- 60 g (2 oz.) sugar
- 60 g (2 oz) water (6 tsp.)
  1. place the almonds on a baking sheet and toast them until they are lightly browned;
  2. prepare the syrup in a saucepan: cook the sugar in the water at a full boil for 4 minutes; the syrup is ready when a drop of it placed into very cold water forms a ball; add the honey, wait until it begins to boil again and remove from the heat; 
  3. beat the egg whites to stiff peaks with 1 tbsp. sugar; when stiff, gradually whisk in the hot syrup; continue beating for 10 minutes until cooled; 
  4. whip the cream; when it forms peaks, gently fold it into the egg whites with the almonds;
  5. transfer the mixture to a greased loaf pan and freeze for 12 hours; 
  6. just before serving, dip the pan into hot water and unmold; slice and serve. 

Variations and presentation

  1. add candied fruit soaked in eau-de-vie; serve with a fruit coulis;
  2. serve with a light honey sauce: 80 ml (1/3 cup) honey dissolved in 185 ml (3/4 cup) boiling water; cool to room temperature; flavor with orange flower water... delicious! 
  3. top with crème anglaise flavored with nutmeg;
  4. garnish the plate with fresh fruit: strawberries, sliced kiwi and starfruit, even a mango purée.
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