Ginger Cashew Brittle

Ginger Cashew Brittle. An easy holiday dessert recipe to bake for the Holidays using cashews. 

Ginger Cashew Brittle.

An easy holiday dessert recipe to bake for the Holidays using cashews.

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Ginger Cashew Brittle


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped salted cashews
  • 1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

Instructions

  1. Spray 2 large rimmed baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, and 1 cup water. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until sugar dissolves. Add salt. Cook until a candy thermometer reads 250°; add cashews and ginger. Continue cooking until mixture reaches 290°; remove pan from heat.
  3. Stir in butter and baking soda. Beat until frothy. Divide between prepared pans. Let cool until hardened, up to 2 hours.
  4. Break brittle into pieces. Store in an airtight container up to 5 days.
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