A woman kneads sweets. The crispy sweet is an ancient medieval still much appreciated

A woman kneads sweets. The crispy sweet is an ancient medieval still much appreciated

An ancient medieval recipe, easy and fast, for a Christmas cake perfect for every occasion: the almond brittle.

To prepare it you need only 300 gr. shelled almonds, 200 gr. sugar and a little’ of vanilla extract.

Just Toast the almonds in the oven and melt the sugar in 80 ml. of water until a dark caramel color, dopodiché unitelo alle mandorle ancora calde e alla vanillina e mescolate bene.

Pour the mixture on a marble floor sprinkled with oil and, with the help of a spatula and a knife perfectly also oleates, knead it in such a way as to obtain a compact and homogeneous mass.

Spianate, let cool, tagliate e servite il vostro dolce (Photo gives: medioevoinumbria.it e lacucinaitaliana.it).

Almond brittle

Almond brittle