Lemon Ginger Sunflower Seed Buttery Brittle

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In medium saucepan add butter, sunflower seeds, salt, lemon zest, and ginger. Heat on low heat, stirring until covered and warm.
  • Keep warm in warm oven.
  • Grease a large jelly roll pan with pam or other shortening.
  • In large heavy 4 quart saucepan, add sugar, corn syrup and water. Heat slowly, stirring with a wooden spoon. Sugar will turn a golden brown. Do not burn.
  • Use a candy thermomenter. When the sugar mixture reaches hard crack stage 300*. Pull off heat.
  • Stir in baking soda and lemon extract. Beat it in thoroughly.
  • Take warmed sunflower seeds out of oven and fold into sugar mixture.
  • Spray large flat bottomed spoon with Pam.
  • Spread candy mixture on jelly roll pan.Even out with bottom of flat bottomed spoon.
  • Cool.
  • Crack into 4 inch pieces.
  • Store in air tight glass canisters or wrap with waxed paper between layers and put in decorative cups wrapped with colorful cellophane for the holidays.
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