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Cashew Brittle Recipe
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Cashew nuts||1 Cup (16 tbs), broken|
|Corn syrup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
Calories 640 Calories from Fat 212
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25 g38.7%
Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 12.9 mg
Sodium 329.6 mg13.7%
Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.5%
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%
Sugars 72.1 g
Protein 9 g17%
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C
Calcium 4.2% Iron 10.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1)Take a heavy saucepan, mix sugar and corn syrup and add 2/3 cup water.
2)Dissolve sugar on low heat stirring frequently.
3)Then, increase heat and cook until candy thermometer reaches 270 degrees or sugar is in soft crack stage.
4)Turn off heat and add butter and nuts.
5)Now, dissolve baking soda and keep aside.
6)Return the nut-syrup mixture to heat and add baking soda and vanilla.
7)Stir vigorously until foaming subsides.
8)Take heavily greased shallow pan or platter and pour the mixture into it.
9)Press it into as thin as possible layer. Let it cool and then break into pieces.
10)Serve cashew brittle as a snack or finger food to kids.