Cashew Nougat

Preparation info
  • For around

    20 pieces

    of nougat
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Saka Saka: Adventures in African cooking, south of the Sahara

By Anto Cocagne and Aline Princet

Published 2022

  • About


  • Vegetable oil
  • cups (200 g) unsalted cashews
  • 140 g



Oil a cutting board.

Roughly crush or process the cashews.

Melt the sugar in a pot over medium heat until it caramelises, then add the honey, salt and cashews and mix well.

From this step on, you need to work fast so that the mixture doesn’t harden too quickly! Pour the mixture onto the oiled board and flatten it using a rolling pin until it’s aroun