SESAME SEED NOUGAT

 

December 19, 2015

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Sesame Seed Nought needs only three ingredients, no special equipment and very little time. With a gentle crunch and no gumminess, Sesame Seed Nougat will appeal to your simple side. Not overwhelming, you'll reach for more than one piece. It's gluten-free too. Enjoy and let me know how you liked/loved it in the comment section below.

This recipe comes from She Loves Biscotti. I met Maria quite by accident at the Food Bloggers Conference in Montreal. I just happened to sit next to her one afternoon. Check out her well written post on Sesame Seed Nougat. - untoasted sesame seeds, sugar, honey, orange (optional).

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Ingredients

Makes 24-32 pieces

Grams

Ounces

Volume

  • Makes 24-32 pieces
  • Makes 24-32 pieces
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ orange optional

Instructions

MIS-EN-PLACE

  • Weigh or measure and toast the sesame seeds in a skillet, shaking the seeds and moving them continuously until they are nicely toasted. Once they are done, pour them into a bowl and set aside.

Toasting sesame seeds.
Toasting sesame seeds.

  • Weigh or measure and mix the sugar and honey into a second skillet and set it aside, as well.

Mixing the white sugar and honey.
Mixing the white sugar and honey.

MAKING THE SESAME SEED NOUGAT

  • Begin to warm the sugar and honey in non-stick pan and stir until sugar has melted and begins to boil. Because the white sugar is dry, it will take a little time to melt.

Just beginning to melt the white sugar and honey.
Just beginning to melt the white sugar and honey.

  • Stir continuously until mixture begins to loosen and then begins to darken.

The sugar is browning nicely.
The sugar is browning nicely.

Stirring the sesame seeds into the hot sugar.
Stirring the sesame seeds into the hot sugar.

ROLLING THE NOUGAT

Hot sesame seed nougat on a piece of parchment.
Hot sesame seed nougat on a piece of parchment.

  • Place the second sheet of over the nougat.

The Sesame Seed Nougat being rolled to 1/4 inch thick.
The Sesame Seed Nougat being rolled to 1/4 inch thick.

  • With your rolling pin, flatten the hot mixture to approximately ¼ inch. Peel the top layer of parchment away.
  • Working quickly, while the nougat is still warm and flexible, transfer it to a cutting board.

Warm nougat on the cutting board.
Warm nougat on the cutting board.

  • Once you have flattened your nougat, you can rub a lemon or orange over the top- this will provide a lovely citrus scent.

CUTTING THE NOUGAT

  • Cut the sesame seed nougat immediately into squares or diamond shapes with your chef's knife

Cutting the warm sesame seed nougat.
Cutting the warm sesame seed nougat.

Freshly cut sesame seed nougat.
Freshly cut sesame seed nougat.

  • Once cool, transfer to an airtight container (at room temperature) for up to 2 weeks.
TAGS:  gluten free   vegan   sesame seeds   nougat       LABELS: Gluten Free  No Bake  Quick and Easy  Nut and Seed  candy 

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SESAME SEED NOUGAT

Makes 24-32 pieces

Ingredients
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