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Fruit and Nut brittle

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Makes around 6 gift bags

This fruit and nut brittle makes a perfect christmas present or a delicious snack

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  • caster sugar,300g
  • mixed nuts (roughly chopped) ,200g
  • salted peanuts ,50g
  • glace cherries,50g (optional)


  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.

  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.

  3. when the brittle is completely cold and hard break it into shards and either eat it or wrap it up as a present.

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