Our sicilian nougat “A gghjugghiuléna”

The sesame brittle is a special Christmas candy. For us it is always Christmas to have some of it! It is well worth cooking.

Difficulty: medium

Preparation: 30 minutes

Cooking: 15 minutes

Servings: 6 people


250 g. of honey

100 g. of sugar

300 g. of sesame seeds

60 g. of toasted almonds


  • Crush toasted almonds and put them aside.
  • Melt sugar and honey on a low heat, add sesame seeds and mix together.
  • When it starts boiling, add almonds and keep it cooking for few minutes.
  • Roll it out on a dampen surface obtaining a mixture one centimeter high or less.
  • Cut it into small squares or rhombuses with a wet knife (you can also set it with wet hands).
  • Let it cool and it’s ready to be eaten!

Gambuzza – Origini Autentiche

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