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Nut Brittle Recipe

Nut Brittle is a popular Continental Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - water
  • 2 cups - Sugar
  • 1 cups - light Corn syrup
  • 1/2 tbsp - Honey
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 2 cups - assorted nuts pieces (pecan, walnuts, sliced Almonds and peanuts)
  • 1/8 cup - unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp - baking soda
  • How to Make Nut Brittle:

    1. Line the baking sheet with parchment or waxed paper.
    2. Combine the water and sugar in a large non-stick, heavy-bottom sauce pan over medium-high heat. Stir to dissolve the sugar for 4-5 minutes.
    3. Add the corn syrup, honey, and salt.
    4. Stir constantly and slowly with a wooden spoon until the mixture comes to a gentle boil for about 2 minutes.
    5. Continue stirring until they start to thicken.
    6. Add the nuts and continue stirring. Remove the pan from the heat.
    7. Add the butter and baking soda and stir until the butter is completely melted, about 1 minute.
    8. Pour the mixture onto the baking sheet and spread it evenly with a rubber spatula.
    9. Let cool completely. Break into pieces and store in an airtight container.


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