Pecan or Peanut Brittle

Preparation info
  • Makes About

    1¼ lb

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Floyd's American Pie

By Keith Floyd

Published 1989

  • About

Once I discovered this, I couldn’t stop eating it.


  • 14 oz (400 g) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
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In a heavy skillet or frying-pan cook the sugar until it caramelises, being careful not to let it burn. Add the butter, nuts and baking soda and mix well. Lightly oil a baking sheet and smooth the mixture evenly and thinly over it. Leave to cool completely and then break into pieces.