Nut Brittles

Preparation info
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Appears in
Max’s Sandwich Book

By Max Halley and Ben Benton

Published 2018

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This is genuinely one of the easiest things in the world, and people will think you are a proper genius when you serve it to them on or in their dessert.


  • 300 g salted peanuts
  • 500 g caster sugar
  • ¼


Remember there is nothing on earth worse than being burned by molten sugar.

Start by lining a baking tray with baking parchment.

We’ve covered caramel, right? Well the first bit is just making another caramel. Sugar in pan, medium heat, swill don’t stir and watch for a light mahogany colour. Done.

When you have reached peak caramel, add your nuts, give the whole thing a