Macadamia Nut Brittle

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

Adelicious candy to give as a gift in a decorative tin.

Macadamia Nut Brittle is used in Macadamia Cream Pie.


  • 3 ounces unsalted macadamia nuts
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ c



Using a paper towel, spread a thin film of unflavored vegetable oil on a baking sheet; set aside.

Pour the nuts into a food processor fitted with a steel blade, and process with on/ off bursts until you have ¾ cup coarsely chopped nuts. (Or chop into coarse pieces on a cu