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Almond Brittle

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“Nice alternative to the peanut variety.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
2 pounds
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring the water to a boil in a large, heavy saucepan over moderate heat.
  2. Stir in the sugar and corn syrup until dissolved.
  3. Cook to the hard-ball stage (250F, 121C) and add the almonds and salt.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally, to the hard-crack stage (300F, 150C).
  5. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter, vanilla, and baking soda.
  6. Pour the mixture onto a well buttered slab or baking sheet and spread it out with a spatula, making it as thin as possible while it is still hot.
  7. Cool to room temperature and break into pieces.
  8. Store in an airtight container.

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