Easy Old-Fashioned Peanut Brittle Recipe

Easy Old-Fashioned Peanut Brittle Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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If you haven’t tried peanut brittle before, then you’re missing out on one of the best desserts ever invented, and this is the perfect time for you to give it a try. However, if you’re someone who loves peanut brittle, and wants to try cooking it on your own, then this is also the perfect recipe for you.

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This recipe by Cooking At Pam’s Place on YouTube is truly a classic and old-fashioned way of preparing this candy, the amount of each ingredient is perfectly balanced and not overwhelming. The steps to making this candy are also very easy to follow even if it’s your first time. Watch the video tutorial now.

Ingredients for Old-Fashioned Peanut Brittle:

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • ½ cup of light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter, sliced
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp of peanuts
  • ½ tsp of baking soda

How to Make an Old-Fashioned Peanut Brittle:

Step 1

In a pot, add the sugar, then turn the heat to medium-high, and add the corn syrup. Pour in the water, then add the salt, and stir them until combined. Bring the mixture to a boil, then while waiting, line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil, and grease with a nonstick cooking spray.

Step 2

Go back to the pot and check if it’s boiling, then give it a good stir, and once boiling add the butter slices. Stir them continuously until completely melted and incorporated, then bring it back to a boil, and allow it to reach a temperature of 280 degrees.

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Step 3

Add the peanuts, then stir to combine, and continue to let it boil until it reaches a temperature of 300 degrees. Now, add the baking soda, then stir everything well, and quickly pour the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Spread it out and smoothen it, then let it set to cool completely, and once hardened, break it into pieces. Serve and enjoy!

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Easy Old-Fashioned Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Easy Old-Fashioned Peanut Brittle Recipe

Easy Old-Fashioned Peanut Brittle Recipe

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