Maple Cashew Brittle
This brittle combines maple-flavored syrup and cashews for a different twist on an old favorite.
10 min.prep time
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup maple-flavored syrup
1 cup lightly salted cashew halves
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Combine brown sugar and syrup in 2-quart heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes to a full boil (4 to 9 minutes).
Add butter; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until candy thermometer reaches 300°F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a hard brittle strand (10 to 18 minutes).
Remove from heat; stir in cashews and baking soda. Immediately pour mixture onto large buttered baking sheet, spreading evenly to 1/8 to 1/4-inch thickness. Cool completely. Break into pieces. Store in airtight container.
Nutrition Facts (1 piece)
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Recipe #11286©2000Land O'Lakes, Inc.