Peanut Brittle

Peanut Caramel Squares

Ingredients

Base

  • 125g butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 SR flour
  • 2 tbs custard powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Topping

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbs golden syrup
  • 90g butter
  • 125g roasted peanuts

Method

Base

  1. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add egg yolk and mix well.
  3. Add sifted flours, custard powder and salt. Mix to form a dough.
  4. Press into a lightly greased tray. Bake in a moderate oven for 15 minutes.

Top

  1. Place brown sugar, golden syrup and butter in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat until butter melted and sugar dissolved.
  2. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in roughly chopped nuts, pour over base.
  4. Refrigerate till set.
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