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Almond Brittle (Pastelli Amygdalou)

If your looking to make a change in the dessert/snack area here is a nice change from the regular desserts which we love to eat with chocolate or vanilla filling.Β  I made this Almond Brittle earlier today and enjoyed a piece or two with a nice cup ofΒ  late afternoon tea.Β  πŸ™‚

ALMOND BRITTLE (PASTELLI AMYGDALOU)

Ingredients

  • 100 grams Almonds
  • 225 grams of Light Brown Sugar

Instructions

  1. On a sheet of baking paper add the almonds and bake for 1/2 hour at 180 degrees and until brown. Once they have baked set them aside to cool.
  2. Crush almonds into smaller pieces.
  3. Add the sugar in a frying pan. This amount of sugar makes it a bit sweet, you can use less sugar if you prefer.
  4. Let the sugar melt completely.
  5. Add in the crushed almonds and combine both ingredients.
  6. Place mix on a baking sheet and spread. Let this cool off. Once this is ready use a spacula to remove the brittle from the baking sheet. Cut into pieces, it’s best to use your hands to cut into small pieces…:)


Comments (20)

  • mistimaan 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Looks yummy :)
    foodzesty 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Thank you P! :)
  • Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Another delicious recipe. I love almonds, so I'll bookmark this one.
    foodzesty 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Your so kind thank you :) Euxaristo Poli (Thank you)
    Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) 1 year ago
    Parakalw (I hope I said that right!) πŸ™‚
    foodzesty 1 year ago
    You did Bravo sou!!! :)
    Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) 1 year ago
    Thank you. I've learned a few greetings which I'll be trying to incorporate in my every day conversation with my friends. :)
    foodzesty 1 year ago
    Oraia which means nice or good :)
    Diana Tyler (Eccentric Muse) 1 year ago
    Thank you. I've learned some pretty neat words this week!
  • jyo 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Much needed now... So yummy Sophie ✌✌
    foodzesty 1 year ago β€” Reply
    :)
  • I had no idea it was this easy to make brittle. Could I use other nuts Sophie? I will certainly use almonds, they are delicious but wondering if others could be used also.
    foodzesty 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Sure, you can use kind you like. :)
    Yum! I was thinking pecans. I love pecans.
  • dtills 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Great idea for February! Love to make candy, and this looks so yummy :)
    foodzesty 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Thanks Dee dee :)
  • Yummy snack Sophie!πŸ˜‹πŸ˜
  • Megala 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Love these delicious treats ! We do make the same with crushed peanuts !!
  • annika 1 year ago β€” Reply
    This takes me back to my childhood! Was honey used traditionally?
    foodzesty 1 year ago β€” Reply
    Aww :) No, actually they used sugar back then no honey :)

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