Spicy Cinnamon Microwave Peanut Brittle
Submitted by: joycevdb | Source: Adapted from http://www.peanutvan.com.au/microwave-peanut-brittle.php
- Servings: 10
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 30 minutes
|2 cup||Salted Dry Roasted Peanuts|
|1 cup||White Sugar|
|½ cup||Light Corn Syrup|
|1 Tbsp||Vanilla Extract|
|1 Tbsp||Cinnamon, freshly ground|
|1 Tbsp||Hot Hungarian Paprika, optional, adds nice and spicy heat component|
|1 tsp||Baking Soda|
- Place a silpat baking mat or buttered parchment paper on a cookie sheet and warm in 250 degree oven until peanut brittle is ready to spread.
Step 1: Combine peanuts, sugar, corn syrup and salt in a 2 quart microwave bowl. Microwave on high for 4 minutes.
Step 2: Stir well and microwave on high for 4 minutes more.
Step 3: Stir in butter, vanilla, cinnamon and paprika (optional) and microwave for 2 minutes.
Step 4: Stir in baking soda until light and foamy.
Pour onto cookie sheet and quickly spread thin.
Cool completely and break into pieces and serve.
Tips: -Make sure that silpat & cookie sheet are warm before pouring on the peanut brittle to give yourself extra time to spread thin -To help with cleanup, soak bowls & utensils in hot water