The Best Peanut Brittle Recipe

The Best Peanut Brittle Recipe

Peanut Brittle is a traditional buttery and crunchy sweet that nobody might be ready to withstand munching on. It’s excellent for packaging and giving freely throughout the holidays.

We additionally love making Selfmade Toffee, Gradual Cooker Cinnamon Almonds, Microwave Caramels, and Reese’s Fudge.  They make the proper neighbor presents!

Peanut Brittle Recipe

Hey there! Melanie right here once more from Garnish & Glaze and at the moment I’m sharing considered one of my very favourite candies– Peanut Brittle. For so long as I can bear in mind, my grandmother at all times had peanut brittle in a dish hanging round at her home. It wasn’t do-it-yourself but it surely was the most effective there was- See’s Candies. I might eat my weight in that stuff and the identical is true for this do-it-yourself Peanut Brittle. Virtually a fourth of this was passed by the top of the picture shoot.

I really like making Selfmade Caramels however for some purpose was at all times just a little fearful of creating brittle. Come to seek out out, Peanut Brittle is definitely fairly just like making caramel, you simply cook dinner it to the next temperature.

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As I researched recipes to create the perfect peanut brittle, I discovered that the majority of them solely used a pair tablespoons of butter. From my a few years of munching on See’s Candies Peanut Brittle, I knew I’d want greater than that. This brittle is completely clean, buttery, and crunchy. Simply what peanut brittle must be.

What are the substances for peanut brittle?

  • sugar
  • karo syrup
  • water
  • butter
  • roasted peanuts
  • baking soda
  • vanilla

How do you make Selfmade Peanut Brittle?

  • Line a 10×15 inch baking pan with parchment paper and put aside.  Place sugar, syrup, and water in a 2 quart with sweet thermometer connected and convey to a boil over medium warmth. Slowly stir within the butter just a little at a time. Let combination boil, stirring sometimes.
  • When combination reaches 250 levels (whenever you drop just a little of it into chilly water it varieties pliable strands), add the peanuts. Stir always for 7-10 extra minutes till combination reaches 300 levels (when dropped in water it varieties brittle strands). Instantly take away from warmth, add the vanilla and baking soda, and stir till evenly mixed. Pour onto parchment lined baking sheet and unfold evenly.
  • Let cool and set. Use a mallet or again of a spoon to crack the brittle into items.

Are you able to pour peanut brittle on parchment paper?

You possibly can pour the combination onto a parchment lined baking sheet.  A granite or marble slab can even work as nicely.

Can you set peanut brittle within the fridge?

Retailer the peanut brittle at room temperature, not within the fridge.  It may be saved for as much as two weeks.

 

Now, the important thing ingredient in brittle that makes it so that you don’t crack your tooth is the baking soda that creates little air bubbles. It’s so cool to see the caramel turn into all foamy whenever you stir it in.

As soon as the brittle cools and hardens, you break it into items by hitting it with a meat mallet or the again of a spoon. I like to carry the brittle up at and angle after which give it wack. You get items of all styles and sizes. I favor smaller items (with a lot of peanuts) so I can pop all of it in my mouth directly. Get pleasure from!

 

Watch a video on the way to make peanut brittle right here:

Peanut Brittle

 

  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup white Karo syrup
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup butter, cubed
  • 1½ cups unsalted roasted peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Line a 10×15 inch baking pan with parchment paper and put aside.
  2. Place sugar, syrup, and water in a 2 quart with sweet thermometer connected and convey to a boil over medium warmth. Slowly stir within the butter just a little at a time. Let combination boil, stirring sometimes.
  3. When combination reaches 250 levels (whenever you drop just a little of it into chilly water it varieties pliable strands), add the peanuts. Stir always for 7-10 extra minutes till combination reaches 300 levels (when dropped in water it varieties brittle strands). Instantly take away from warmth, add the vanilla and baking soda, and stir till evenly mixed. Pour onto parchment lined baking sheet and unfold evenly.
  4. Let cool and set. Use a mallet or again of a spoon to crack the brittle into items.

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