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Roasted Almonds Recipe


  • 450 g almonds
  • 450 g sugar
  • 225 ml water
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 125 ml rose water
  • Oil for greasing


  • Preheat oven to gas mark 6/200º C. Rub the almonds with a dry cloth. Bring sugar and water to the boil and add the cinnamon. Stir in the almonds and simmer for 20 minutes. Cool for 1 minute then add the rose water.
  • Return to the heat and cook until the sugar is completely dissolved and sticks to the almonds. This will take about 5 minutes. Line 2 baking sheets with greased aluminum foil. Pour the almonds onto the foil and separate them very quickly with two forks.
  • Place the baking trays in the preheated oven for 5 minutes to glaze the almonds. Remove the almonds from the oven and leave to cool.
  • Note: Should the sugar crust fall of the almonds, bring the sugar to the boil with two tbsp water and repeat the process.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes