- STEP 1
Line two baking trays with baking parchment. Put the sugar in a pan and place over a low heat. shake the pan gently until the sugar starts to form small clumps. It will gradually start to melt and turn a dark caramel colour when it has done this take it off the heat.
- STEP 2
When it gets this colour mix in the nuts and glace cherries (if using), then pour the mixture onto the lined baking trays. Leave to cool.
- STEP 3
when the brittle is completely cold and hard break it into shards and either eat it or wrap it up as a present.