Almond Flake Confection
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||2 Tablespoon|
|Evaporated milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped almonds/Peanuts||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Coconut||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Bakers)|
|Grape nuts flakes/1 cup grape-nuts||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Confectioners sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), sifted|
Combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, salt, and milk in a saucepan.
Place over medium heat, cover, and bring to a boil.
Then add marshmallows and cook and stir mixture until marshmallows are melted.
Remove from heat.
Add nuts, coconut, cereal, and confectioners' sugar.
Pour into greased 11x7-inch pan and press out flat.
If desired, sprinkle with additional coconut or coarsely chopped nuts.
Or dribble surface of confection with Chocolate Glaze (right).
Chill several hours or overnight.
Cut the chilled confection into squares.
To make Chocolate Glaze, melt 1 square Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate over hot water.
Add 3 tablespoons corn syrup and 1 tablespoon water.
Coat surface of candy before chilling.
Calories 1342 Calories from Fat 501
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56 g86.4%
Saturated Fat 26.4 g131.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 93 mg31%
Sodium 369.6 mg15.4%
Total Carbohydrates 208 g69.4%
Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.7%
Sugars 166.3 g
Protein 14 g27.5%
Vitamin A 31.1% Vitamin C 2.1%
Calcium 28% Iron 43.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet