Orange Peanut Brittle Recipe

Orange Peanut Brittle picture

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group,

Ingredients

 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Raw peanuts1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Light corn syrup1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Flaked coconut2 Tablespoon
 Grated orange rind1 Tablespoon
 Soda1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2779 Calories from Fat 770

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 92 g141.5%

Saturated Fat 27.1 g135.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1617.3 mg67.4%

Total Carbohydrates 496 g165.4%

Dietary Fiber 18.9 g75.6%

Sugars 299.1 g

Protein 40 g79.9%

Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C 34.8%

Calcium 21.3% Iron 43.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1) Take a heavy Dutch oven and mix the peanuts, sugar and corn syrup in it.
2) Cook over medium heat by stirring continuously until the soft crack stage of 290° is reached.
3) Remove from the flame and stir in the orange rind along with the coconut.
4) Add the soda and mix well by stirring.
5) Take two jelly roll pans with dimensions 15- x 10- x 1-inches.
6) Warm and butter the pans before spreading the mixture in it.

SERVING
7) Allow the mixture to cool, break into pieces and serve.
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