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675g/1 lb Granulated Sugar 

50g/2 oz Ground Almonds 

25g/1 oz Butter 

150ml/5fl.oz. Milk




1. Melt the butter in saucepan  Then stir in  the ground almonds, sugar and milk.


2. Bring to the boil, then continue to boil for 8 minutes, stirring constantly.


3. Remove the pan from the heat and continue to stir for 2 minutes until thickened.


4. Pour into a shallow buttered tin and allow to set. Once cold, cut into squares.


Makes a nice homemade Christmas gift.

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