Georgian Gozinaki

Gozinaki Recipe; Make Honey and Nut Brittle at Home!

The traditional recipe for Gozinaki is not a secret to anyone, but as with all dishes, some housewives have a special recipe. This time, a housewife shares her experience of making Gozinaki. For many years, Georgian housewives have been preparing honey and nut brittle for their families. Stay with Cooking County to make this delicious sweet.

Gozinaki Recipe

How to Make Gozinaki?


  • 100 grams walnut  
  • 250 grams sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons water 
  • ⅕ teaspoon citric acid 


Step One

To make Gozinaki, the walnuts should be lightly cooked in a dry pan for a better taste. Put the pan on medium heat and stir for 5-7 minutes. Then transfer the walnuts to a cloth and squeeze them, thus removing the skin.

Step Two

While the walnuts are cooling, Put oil paper in the oven tray and grease it with butter so that the sweets don’t stick.

Step Three

Now let’s move on to the caramel. To do this, pour granulated sugar into a dry pan. Then, add a tablespoonful of honey, citric acid and water and put on high heat.

Step Four

Note that the strength of the Gozinaki depends on this sauce. If you want it softer, cook the caramel until it turns a creamy, slightly brown color. If you wait until the caramel turns black, it will become a lollipop during the hardening process and become very hard. It’s better not to bring it that far, depending on your taste.

Honey and Nut Brittle

Step Five

Now, without turning off the flame, pour the nuts into the pan and mix well. Then pour the mixture into the prepared tray.

How to Serve Gozinaki?

It takes 10-15 minutes to cool Gozinaki. When this delicious sweet is ready, serve it with tea and enjoy!

Tip: After 4 minutes of baking, shape Gozinaki with a knife, so they break better later.

Note: You can make Gozinaki with different types of Nuts.

Such sweets can be given to children without thinking about what they consist of. After all, the caring mother prepared Gozinaki herself at home from proven products, without chemicals and dyes. Any housewife can make this Georgian recipe at home, which will take 15 minutes, no more!

different types of Georgian honey and nut brittle

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