Pili Nut Brittle


To make pili nut brittle; Sun dry pili nuts for half a day. Combine butter and baking soda. Brush some of the mixture on a clean marble slab. Reserve the rest for use later. Set marble slab aside. In a large frying pan over low fire, deep fry nuts in oil until slightly yellow. Add sugar and continue frying until nuts are yellow brown. Add syrup and continue frying until nuts are medium – dark brown. Remove nuts from oil and spread out on marble slab. Brush nuts with reserved butter mixture. When nuts are slightly cool but still warm, divide into portions. Seal in a plastic bag and store in a jar. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

 

How to Make Pili Nut Brittle
 
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Recipe type: Native Delicacies
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • ¼ kilo (2 cups) blanched and shelled raw pili nuts
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • ½ tsp.baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp. white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. light syrup
  • cooking oil for frying
Instructions
How to make Pili Nut Brittle:
  1. Sun dry pili nuts for half a day. Combine butter and baking soda. Brush some of the mixture on a clean marble slab.
  2. Reserve the rest for use later. Set marble slab aside. In a large frying pan over low fire, deep fry nuts in oil until slightly yellow. Add sugar and continue frying until nuts are yellow brown.
  3. Add syrup and continue frying until nuts are medium - dark brown. Remove nuts from oil and spread out on marble slab. Brush nuts with reserved butter mixture.
  4. When nuts are slightly cool but still warm, divide into portions. Seal in a plastic bag and store in a jar.

 

Pili Nut Brittle