Buttery Cashew Brittle
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- dry day
- wood spoon
- candy thermometer
- buttered 10 x 15 x 1 pans or baking sheets
- 2 c
- 1 c
- light-colored corn syrup
- 1/2 c
- 1 c
- 3 c
- cashews (or nuts of your choice)
- 1 tsp
- baking soda
1In a 3 qt sauce pan,cook and stir sugar, corn syrup and water bringing it to a boil
3Clip on candy thermometer
4Reduce heat to medium low; continue to boil at moderate steady rate, stirring occasionally until 280 degrees (about 35 minutes).
5With wood spoon stir in 3 cups of nuts.
6Continue over medium low stirring frequently until 300 deg. (10-15 minutes) Hard crack stage.
7Remove – quickly stir in 1 tsp. sifted baking soda.
8Pour onto 2 buttered 10 x 15 x 1 pans or baking sheet.
9As it cools stretch out by lifting and pulling with forks. (BE CAREFUL AS IT IS VERY HOT) Loosen asap and break into bite-sized pieces.
10Store in a tight fitting container.