Popcorn Almond Brittle Recipe

Popcorn almond brittle is a delicious and crunchy treat that combines the sweetness of caramel with the nuttiness of almonds. This easy-to-make recipe is perfect for snacking or gifting. The popcorn adds a light and airy texture to the brittle, while the almonds provide a satisfying crunch. Whether you enjoy it on its own or use it as a topping for ice cream, this popcorn almond brittle is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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Ingredients for Popcorn Almond Brittle Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Popcorn Kernels
  • 1 cup Whole Almonds
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Light Corn Syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda

Directions: Popcorn Almond Brittle Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • STEP 2.In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Stir until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is smooth.
  • STEP 3.Bring the mixture to a boil and let it cook for 4-5 minutes, or until it reaches a deep golden color.
  • STEP 4.Remove the saucepan from heat and quickly stir in the baking soda. The mixture will foam up, so be careful.
  • STEP 5.Immediately pour the caramel mixture over the popcorn and almonds. Use a spatula to gently toss and coat the popcorn and almonds evenly.
  • STEP 6.Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking sheet and spread it out in an even layer.
  • STEP 7.Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until the brittle is golden brown and bubbling.
  • STEP 8.Remove from the oven and let it cool completely on the baking sheet. Once cooled, break the brittle into pieces and store in an airtight container.
  • STEP 9.Serve as a snack or use it as a topping for ice cream or desserts.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to work quickly when pouring the caramel mixture over the popcorn and almonds, as it will start to harden.
  • You can customize this recipe by adding other ingredients such as chocolate chips or dried fruit.
  • Store the popcorn almond brittle in an airtight container to keep it fresh and crunchy.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the popcorn almond brittle in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.
  • Serve the brittle as a snack or use it as a topping for ice cream, yogurt, or desserts.
Nutrition
value
2556
calories per serving
160 g Fat45 g Protein234 g Carbs35 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    160g
  • Protein
    45g
  • Carbs
    234g
  • Fiber
    35g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    234g
  • Protein
    45g
  • Fiber
    35g

Fats

  • Fat
    160g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    513mg
  • Iron
    16mg
  • Vitamin A
    38mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    13mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    224mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    19mg
  • Vitamin E
    44mg
  • Copper
    3mcg
  • Magnesium
    564mg
  • Manganese
    4mg
  • Phosphorus
    938mg
  • Selenium
    35mcg
  • Zinc
    7mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp