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Vegan Almond Brittle

Author Vegan Bajan

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup Wholesome light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup Earth Balance Butter cut into chunks
  • 2 cups raw almonds cut
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions

  1. Butter baking sheet and set aside.
  2. Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in a heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 8-12 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes to a full boil .
  3. Add vegan butter and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, about 15-25 minutes. Test by dropping a small amount of mixture into ice water to see if it forms a hard but pliable strand.
  4. Stir in almonds and continue cooking, stirring constantly, about 10-12 minutes. Test it by dropping a small amount of mixture into ice water and if it forms a hard brittle strand, remove it from heat and stir in baking soda.
  5. Pour mixture immediately onto prepared sheets and spread evenly to about 1/4-inch thickness.
  6. Cool completely and then break into pieces. Store in container with a tight-fitting lid.