praline recipe
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praline recipe

praline is a type of confectionary sweet that is made with sugar, nuts and butter. this praline recipe gives a tasty, brittle, crunchy and crisp praline
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: sweets
Cuisine: world
Servings: 20 teaspoons
Calories: 22kcal
Author: Dassana Amit

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 10 to 12 cashews or almonds or 2 tablespoons roasted peanuts – nuts like walnuts or pecans can also be used

Instructions

crushing nuts

  • in a mortar-pestle take 10 to 12 cashews. you can use any nuts of your choice instead of cashews. nuts like almonds, walnuts, pecans or roasted peanuts can also be used.
  • crush the cashews to a coarse mixture. keep aside. you can even chop the nuts.

making praline recipe

  • take 2 tablespoons butter in a pan. keep the flame to a low.
  • add 4 tablespoons sugar when the butter begins to melt.
  • mix the sugar with the butter.
  • on a low flame cook this butter and sugar mixture.
  • stir at intervals. but do not stir non-stop.
  • the mixture will begin to change color.
  • continue to stir at intervals when the sugar starts changing color.
  • a point will come when the color will become brown and all the sugar will melt.
  • check a few drops of the mixture in a bowl of water. it will harden and solidify. when you snap it, it will break easily. this is the hard ball consistency of the sugar.
  • at this point, switch off the flame when you see all the sugar has melted and caramelized with a brown colored molten liquid.
  • immediately add the crushed cashews and quickly begin to mix. 
  • mix very well.
  • pour this praline mixture on a plate lined with parchment paper, butter paper. you can also use a plate on which some butter has been spread.
  • let the praline harden and cool.
  • then break praline in small parts.
  • place the praline pieces in a mortar-pestle. crush to a coarse mixture.
  • then remove the praline and use it any recipe. if not using immediately, then store praline in an air-tight jar.

Notes

  • recipe can be halved or doubled or tripled.

Nutrition

Calories: 22kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Potassium: 3mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 35IU