Christmas nociata

Christmas nociata

This sweet treat is a Christmas recipe from Lazio (Latium) region of Italy.

A treat made from walnuts and honey.


Ingredients for 400 grams of nociata:
Honey 200 gr

walnuts, coarsely chopped 150 g

2 egg whites

½ lemon

Bay leaves



Beat the egg whites then pour into a pan along with honey and a pinch of pepper then, place the pan on the stove over a low heat and stir long.

When the dough will be quite substantial, add the walnuts and stir to mix well.

On a work surface, place a layer of bay leaves then pour over the mixture of honey and nuts and, level well , sprinkling occasionally with lemon juice.

Finally cover the nociata with another layer of bay leaves, let it cool and cut into pieces.

Preparation time: 1 hours, 0 minutes, 0 seconds

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