Molasses Butter Brittle
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Light molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Combine the sugar, butter, molasses, and water in a heavy 2-quart saucepan.
Mix well and set over low heat; stir until sugar is dissolved.
Increase heat and bring mixture to boiling.
Wash crystals from sides of pan.
Set candy thermometer in place.
Cook, stirring constantly, to 300°F (hard-crack stage).
Remove from heat and remove thermometer.
Stir in vanilla extract.
Pour syrup into a buttered 8-inch square pan; do not scrape saucepan.
Before candy cools, mark quickly into squares with a sharp knife; set aside to cool.
When hard, break candy into pieces.
Store in tightly covered container in a cool dry place.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1832 Calories from Fat 803
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 91 g140.5%
Saturated Fat 57.8 g289%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%
Sodium 43.8 mg1.8%
Total Carbohydrates 263 g87.8%
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 247 g
Protein 0.96 g1.9%
Vitamin A 56.2% Vitamin C
Calcium 20.2% Iron 22.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet