Hazelnut brittle

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Preparation info

  • Makes about

    400 g

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

A Cook’s Year in a Welsh Farmhouse

A Cook’s Year in a Welsh Farmhouse

By Elisabeth Luard

Published 2011

  • About

Use up any shelled hazelnuts in a brittle. Unshelled hazelnuts can be roasted in the shell for longer storage, a preventative measure that improves the flavour and stops any danger of rot. Hazelnuts are the most vulnerable of all tree nuts to damp conditions – ask the squirrels.

Ingredients

  • 250 g shelled hazelnuts
  • 250 g caster sugar

Method

Preheat the oven to 150°C/300°F/Gas mark 2.

Oil a baking tin and set it by the side of the stove. Toast the nuts in the oven for 20 minutes