Spicy Rum Nut Brittle



My family LOVES this! It has just a hint of lingering spice that so compliments the brittle.

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10 Min
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2 c
1 c
corn syrup, light
2 c
mixed nuts (brazil nuts removed)
2 tsp
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp
1 pinch
ground nutmeg (i use a generous pinch)
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
rum extract
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Spicy Rum Nut Brittle


  • 1Butter or spray a flat cookie sheet.
  • 2Combine sugar, corn syrup, nuts, butter, cinnamon, cayenne, salt, nutmeg in a deep sauce pan. Cook on medium high until the mixture turns a light amber color.
  • 3Remove from heat and quickly stir in baking soda and extracts until light and foamy.
  • 4Immediately pour on prepared cookie sheet and spread with metal spatula. Cool completely, break into pieces and store in air tight container. Makes a nice sized batch. It doesn't last at my house longer than the day I made it...

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About Spicy Rum Nut Brittle

Course/Dish: Candies, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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