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Pine Nut Candy

PINE NUT CANDY (MEDIEVAL COOKBOOK PAGE 121)

Ingredients:

  • 200g fine white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of clear honey
  • 125ml water
  • pine nut kernels to taste
  • soft white breadcrumbs
  • 1 tspn ground ginger

Method:

  1. Put the honey, sugar and water in a deep pan and cook over low heat
  2. Simmer until it reaches the hard ball stage
  3. Turn into a chilled bowl and beat hard for three-four minutes
  4. Beat in remaining ingredients
  5. Turn into a shallow pan , allow to harden and cut into pieces