nougat dona pepa's style

Nougat Dona Pepa's Style/ Turron deDona Pepa

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 20:04

Serves 12

1 pound dark brown sugar (or two cups of molasses)
1/2 cup water
1/4 orange rind
6 cloves
5 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, cold
3 egg yolks
5 tablespoons anise water (essence)

In a large soup pot, bring sugar (or molasses), water, orange rind and cloves to boil. Simmer for 40 minutes until mixture forms a soft ball when dropped in cold water or reaches 238° F (113° C) on a candy thermometer. Cool.