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 saffron brittle Recipe
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SAFFRON BRITTLE

1/4 tsp saffron 1 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup light syrup 1 Cup salted Peanuts 1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter 1 Tsp Baking Soda 1/3 Tsp salt vegetable oil PREPARATIONS: 1- Soak saffron with 1 tbsp of boiling water for half an hour. DIRECTIONS: 1- Combine sugar, light syrup and saffron water in a small pot, stir well. 2- While stirring, Heat the pot over medium heat until the mixture is thickened. 3- Stir in peanuts and salt, stir and continue the heat for few more minutes. 4- Add butter and baking soda to the pot, stir until well mixed. 5- Spray a cookie pan with vegetable oil and transfer the brittle batter. Note: - The batter should resemble the one shown in the video.   - Fill the empty pot with water as soon as the batter is transferred to the cookie pan or it will be very hard to get the dried batter off the pot later. 6- Spread the batter to as thin as you'd prefer. 7- Allow 15 to 20 minutes for the brittle to dry hard. 8- Break the brittle sheet into small pieces.

CALORIES & NUTRITION

SAFFRON BRITTLE CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES

Brittle is a sweet and salty candy and has been associated with holidays, specially christmas. Saffron brittle is another addition of peanut brittle with an extra saffron taste. Taste of saffron is unique and delicious but it's more than a taste. Saffron is used to treat whopping cough and is also helpful in treating depression and insomnia. It is properly one of most if not the most expensive spice. It takes more than 70 thousand blossoms of crocus sativus flower to make a single pound of saffron. Saffron brittle contains high amounts of manganese. In spite of saffron's benefit, saffron brittle still is a candy and contains high amounts of sugar. 3.5 oz (100g) of Saffron Brittle has 404 calories (144 calories from fat).

nutritional facts

Serving Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 404  Calories from fat 144
Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.0g25%
Saturated Fat 3.3g  17%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 411mg17%
Total Carbohydrates 62.8g21%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g  9% Sugars 57.1g
Protein 7.2g





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