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microwave almond brittle

Recipe by
Lynette !
Gulf Breeze, FL

Microwave dish! Keeps your house cool when it is hot! Or when your oven is busy!

yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 40 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For microwave almond brittle

  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    light colored corn syrup
  • 3/4 c
    almonds, coarsely chopped, toasted
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

How To Make microwave almond brittle

  • 1
    Line a jelly-roll pan with parchment paper. Combine sugar and syrup in a 2 quart glass bowl. Microwave at high for 3 minutes. (sugar mixture will be clear and bubbly).
  • 2
    Stir in almonds. Microwave at high for 3 minutes or until the mixture is a light caramel color, stirring every minute.
  • 3
    Stir in the butter, vanilla , and salt. Microwave at high 1 1/2 minutes or until the mixture is the color of peanut butter. Add the baking soda, and stir until the texture is foamy.
  • 4
    Quickly pour the mixture onto prepared pan. Spread to 1/4 inch thickness. Let stand 30 minutes. Break brittle into pieces, and store in an airtight container for up to a week.