famous soft peanut brittle-a davenport hotel clone

★★★★★ 5 Reviews
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By Nancy J. Patrykus
from Spokane, WA

This is a recipe is a delicious clone, of the Famous Davenport Hotel confection. In Spokane, WA. This candy is world famous. I have made this recipe many times, for family and friends. Mainly at Christmas time. It is always received with joy and blessings. Maybe you will make it your family tradition...?? and maybe someday visit this beautiful hotel. Nancy...3/1/13

★★★★★ 5 Reviews
serves family & guests
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For famous soft peanut brittle-a davenport hotel clone

  • 2 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1-1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1-1/2 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 c
    water....plus
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 c
    peanuts...raw or roasted
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How To Make famous soft peanut brittle-a davenport hotel clone

  • 1
    In a double boiler over hot water, place peanut butter to heat while preparing syrup. In a large saucepan combine sugar, corn syrup and 1/4 cup of the water.
  • 2
    Cook over high heat to 275 degrees on a candy thermometer. Lower heat to medium, add butter, stirring until melted.
  • 3
    Add peanuts, cook stirrinf for about 5 minutes untilcandy starts turning brown and reaches 300 degress on the therometer. Remove from heat, stir in baking soda that has been dissolved in a teaspoon of water.
  • 4
    Add vanilla. Working quickly, fold in the warmed peanut butter, while stirring gently. At once, pour candy mixture onto a well greased marble slab or a cookie sheet. Very quickly...spread as thin as possible! The secret of the candy is quick cooling. When cold ...break into serving size pieces.
  • 5
    fotos from Davenport Hotel and a secret chef. Please visit this site: .... DavenportHotel/SpokaneWA.com
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