How to make peanut brittle?

peanut brittle
peanut brittle
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Peanut brittle
Peanut Brittle

Peanut brittle is a kind of peanut candy made of peanuts. It tastes good. So many people, especially children who have a fantasy for the sweet, love to eat peanut brittle. It’s a better choice for time spending at home. But, do you know how to make peanut brittle?This article is about a homemade peanut brittle recipe. In this article, I’ll show how to make peanut brittle.

Peanut brittle
peanut brittle

Peanut Brittle Ingredient

vegetable oil

Mould at will

500g of peanuts

500g of sugar

Peanut candy
peanut candy

Method of Peanut Brittle

Step 1 Select 500g of fresh peanuts and wash them clean. Then drain the peanuts until no water left on the peanut red skins.

Step 2 Dry-fry the drained peanuts over low heat until red skins become crisp. During the process, you have to keep stir-drying back and forth. If for industry, a roasting machine for baking nuts is needed. Fragrance diffuses. This step is to get ride of red peanut skins and water inside them. Then peanuts for peanut brittle is prepared.

Roasted peanut
roasted peanut

Step 3 Cool dried peanuts to eliminate its red peanut skins and seperate peanut kernels into two parts. Otherwise baked red coats will lead to bitter and affect the flavour of peanut brittle.

Peanut kernels
peanut kernels

Step 4 Heat the pan and put some vegetable oil. Then pour one fourth quater of sugar into pan and keep stirring without intermittent leat sugar overbake and bitter.

Step 5 Small golden yellow bubbles will rise in the heating sugar. That means water is evaporating. Then add another one fourth quarter of sugar into pan. Next, repeat the above step 3.


Step 6 When the liquid becomes golden yellow and thicker, the syrup is ok. Catch a spoon and dip it in some syrup. Then put it in the water(if neceessary, cool water) and syrup will solidify. Have a taste to check whether it is crisp and sweet.

Step 7 Turn off the fire. Pour the roasted peanuts into the syrup and keep mixing until every peanut will be coated sugar.

Peanut brittle
peanut brittle

Step 8 Put the peanut candy into the mould. Make it flat and press hatrd because it may be  a little sticky.

Peanut brittle
Peanut Brittle

Step 9 Divided it into several parts and cool the candy. Have a taste of your homemade peanut brittle with your family or friends.

Peanut brittle
peanut brittle


Step 2 Small fire and low heat. Remember to keep stirring in case of overbaken peanuts and lessbaken groundnuts.

Step 5 More patience when boiling syrup. If you cook sugar too much, then the syrup will taste bitter.

Step 7 Cope with peanut brittle when much heat is still left. Otherwise, it’s very hard to mix and cut.  

Peanut brittle
peanut brittle
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