Frozen Maple-Pecan Nougat


Prepare this delicious frozen maple-pecan nougat recipe, sweetened with pure Quebec maple syrup. Maple syrup is a great replacement for sugar!


Ingredients (6 servings)

  • 125 ml pecans (1/2 cup)
  • 250 ml maple syrup (1 cup)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 375 ml cream 35% (1 1/2 cup)
  • 45 m l maple sugar (3 tbsp)



  1. Preheat oven at 175oC (350oF).
  2. Roast pecans in oven until golden. Keep away.
  3. In a pan, boil maple syrup on a mild fire for 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Beat the egg whites until firm and fluffy. Add hot maple syrup and whip for about 10 minutes to cool down the mixture.
  5. Whip the cream. Add delicately the egg whites. Add the pecans.
  6. Pour in small buttered individual molds. Place in freezer for 8 hours.
  7. Moment to serve: unmold by previously briefly dipping the molds in warm water.
  8. Serve quickly. Garnish with orange slices, mango and berries.


*You can replace pecans by other kinds of nuts or dries fruits.


Source: Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec

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