How to Blanch Almonds

Recipe by breezermom
READY IN: 10mins
YIELD: 3 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • How to do it:
  • Place the almonds in a bowl.
  • Pour boiling water to barely cover the almonds.
  • Let the almonds sit for 1 minute.
  • Drain, rinse under cold water, and drain again.
  • Pat dry and slip the skins off.
  • Advice:
  • Don't let the almonds sit in hot water too long or they will lose their crispness.
  • 1 lb of shelled almonds = 3 cups whole or 4 cups slivered.
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RECIPE MADE WITH LOVE BY

@breezermom
Contributor
“Some recipes call for blanched almonds (almonds with their skins removed). This is a quick and easy way to do this, about 5 minutes. Afterward, you can prepare them as you like, whole, halved, or slivered.”