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Pieces of salted peanut brittle

Quick peanut brittle

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 300g

Break this salted peanut brittle into shards to decorate puds or give as a gift to a foodie friend. It will keep for several weeks in an airtight container

  • Vegan
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal96
fat4g
saturates1g
carbs14g
sugars14g
fibre1g
protein2g
salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 200g caster sugar
  • 100g roasted peanuts
  • 1 tsp sea salt flakes

Method

  • STEP 1

    Line a baking tray with baking parchment. Melt the sugar in a medium frying pan over a medium heat for 4-5 mins until caramelised – it should be a dark amber colour. Don’t stir, as this causes the sugar to crystallise – instead, tilt the pan slowly so the sugar melts evenly.

  • STEP 2

    Add the peanuts, stir with a wooden spoon, then quickly and carefully tip onto the prepared tray. Immediately sprinkle over the sea salt flakes and leave to cool until set. Will keep for several weeks in an airtight container.

Recipe tip

This can easily be halved or doubled, depending on whether you’re using it to top a dessert or giving it as a gift. Wrap in baking parchment and tie with a bow or pack in clear biodegradable gift bags tied with string.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, Homemade Christmas 2021

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