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The cupeta Lecce





500 grams

White sugar

400 grams

Lemon peel

1 unit


1 sachet


1 glass

Desserts from Italy - Puglia

The cupeta Lecce

The cupeta Lecce

vegan with nuts

ready in

30 minutes


daily requirement

100% Fat

100% Protein

100% Carbohydrates

translated by Italian with google translate

The cupeta Lecce

The Cupeta Leccese, one of the most classic sweet Salento ... or a delicious crunchy almonds, of Arab origin, which can be found on virtually every festival in the various centers of Salento! A true goodness! #tradition

The cupeta Lecce step 1

step 1

Cut off a little less than half coarsely, leaving the entire remaining part and toast them in the oven at 180 ° for 5 minutes without scorch them.

The cupeta Lecce step 2

step 2

Take a baking sheet and brush them with dellolio, then on top of it greaseproof paper on which you are going to grate the rind of a lemon or an orange at your convenience.

The cupeta Lecce step 3

step 3

Meanwhile in a small saucepan must prepare the caramel, then add the vanilla sugar, add half a cup of water and orange or lemon juice.

The cupeta Lecce step 4

step 4

Meanwhile, in a saucepan, prepare the caramel: then add the vanilla sugar, adding half a glass of water and some orange or lemon juice. Cook everything on a low heat for about twenty minutes and stir constantly with a wooden spoon. You will notice it

The cupeta Lecce step 5

step 5

Pour the almonds in the saucepan and mix well, then pouring them on the pan with a certain speed and leveling well, giving the shape you like best.

The cupeta Lecce step 6

step 6

Let the cupeta cool down (half an hour - an hour) and then cut it as you prefer (you can also simply chop it with your hands and maybe make some nice little bags decorated to give as a present).

The cupeta Lecce step 7

step 7

Store in glass or tin jars.

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