Sunday, October 28, 2012
Pumpkin Seed Brittle - Baked Sunday Mornings
Another fabulous recipe from Baked Elements! I was intrigued by the Pumpkin Seed Brittle recipe as I was excitedly skimming the book for the first time I didn't expect to like it as much as I did.
A seasonal cousin to the classic peanut brittle, this one makes use of raw pumpkin seeds, or pepitas. I've avoided making brittles in the past and can only assume that the remainder of the recipe is fairly consistent with other recipes. As far as candy making goes, this is pretty easy. Basically toast the seeds, or buy them pre-toasted, boil some sugar, and spread onto a pan. Not a candy thermometer in sight.
Let me just say, this stuff is addictive! Caramely, crunchy, slightly salty, and warm from the addition of cinnamon. While I appreciate cinnamon, it's not a flavor that I'm particularly drawn too. Maybe it's the recent drop in temperature outside, but it's the warmth of the cinnamon that keeps me reaching for another piece of this stuff.
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