Dairy Farmers of Canada

Frozen Nougat with Dried Fruit

This dessert bears close resemblance to regular nougat, but with a rich frozen texture. The crunchy taste of nuts and the soft texture of dried fruit make a stunning taste combination. You’ll be delighted!

  • Prep: 30 min
  • Freezing: 4 h
Yields 8 - 10 servings
frozen nougat with dried fruit


  • 2 egg whites
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) honey
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) blanched almonds toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) whole pistachios
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dried cranberries
  • 6 dried apricots chopped
  • 4 cups (1 L) vanilla ice cream softened
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Line 9- x 5-inch (23 x 13 cm) loaf pan with plastic wrap and set aside.

In the clean bowl of a mixer, beat egg whites with salt until stiff peaks form.

In a small saucepan, boil the honey for 30 seconds. Drizzle over the egg whites while whisking rapidly, continue beating for 1 minute.

Add almonds, pistachios and dried fruit, mixing gently with egg whites. Add ice cream and continue mixing. Pour the creamy mixture into the prepared pan. Smooth top and freeze for 4 hours.

Turn out the nougat, remove the plastic wrap and serve sliced. Serve with the fruit sauce of your choice.


: The nougat can be prepared several days ahead.

This recipe contains raw or lightly cooked eggs. Foods containing raw or lightly cooked eggs may be harmful to vulnerable people such as young children, the elderly, pregnant women and people with weak immune systems.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 227 Calories
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 29 g
Fat: 11 g
Fibre: 2.2 g
Sodium: 70 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 8 % / 91 mg
Magnesium: 12 %
Riboflavin: 14 %
Vitamin B12: 11 %
Vitamin E: 17 %