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Caramelised walnuts


Caramelised walnuts
These delicious nuts can be used in several cakes, but you can also put them on ice-cream, pancakes, fruit salad, or eat them just as they are.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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Stage 1 - 10 min.
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Peel 300 g walnuts.

If the kernels are large, chop roughly with a broad-bladed knife.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Put a frying pan on high heat without fat.

Roast nuts while stirring continuously to prevent burning, for 4 or 5 minutes.

They should brown slightly, but without smoking or burning.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Turn down the heat.

Add 3 tablespoons caster sugar, it will melt and quickly caramelize.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Continue stirring, still over low heat, until all the nuts are coated with caramel but not burned.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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When nuts are well caramelized, tip out the nuts onto your working surface to stop the cooking quickly.

Stir nuts with a fork to prevent them sticking together while they cool.

Wait until they are cold before eating, they're better...

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Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pink Reims biscuits, Nougat, Gâteau Basque , Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée, Praline, ... All

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