Wednesday, January 27, 2010

~nut brittle recipe~

nut brittle recipe

2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup water
1 cup butter
3 cups nuts
1 tsp baking soda

in sauce pan combine sugar, corn syrup and water
and cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves
bring to a boil and blend in butter
stir frequently when syrup reaches the thread stage about 230 degrees
when temperature reaches 280 degrees or soft crack stage, add nuts
stir constantly until hard crack stage 300 degrees is reached
remove from heat and stir in baking soda, mix well
pour out on buttered baking sheets and pull candy thinner as it cools
loosen from pan and turn over then break up into pieces
and store in air tight containers

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