Microwave peanut brittle

    Microwave peanut brittle

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    About this recipe: Crunchy peanut brittle is dangerously addictive, and this recipe couldn't get you your fix any faster thanks to the microwave! The hardest part is waiting for it to set!

    Serves: 16 

    • 225g dry roasted peanuts
    • 200g granulated sugar
    • 160g light corn syrup, or golden syrup
    • 1 pinch salt (optional)
    • 15g butter
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Extra time:15min setting  ›  Ready in:33min 

    1. Grease a baking tray, and set aside.
    2. In a glass bowl, combine peanuts, sugar, syrup and salt. Cook in microwave for 6 to 7 minutes on High (700 W); mixture should be bubbly and peanuts browned. Stir in butter and vanilla; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer.
    3. Quickly stir in bicarb, just until mixture is foamy. Pour immediately onto greased baking tray. Let cool 15 minutes, or until set. Break into pieces, and store in an airtight container.
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