Herb Infused Sweets for your Sweetie!

Valentines Day is a week away.  Recently, I came across this unique candy recipe with rosemary.  This herb-infused brittle might be one way to sweeten my sweetie for this romantic day!  Enjoy! Denise

Walnut Rosemary Brittle with Sea Salt

1 cup of sugar

1/3 cup of water

pinch of cream of tartar

1 cup of walnut halves

2/4 teaspoon of dried rosemary

Sea Salt Crystals

1. In a medium pot, combine sugar, water and cream of tartar.  Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.  Cover the pot and let it boil approximately 5 minutes undisturbed.  Remove lid and examine color of the molten sugar.  When the mixture turns amber, quickly add walnuts and rosemary, gently stirring to incorporate.

2. Pour brittle onto a silicone baking sheet (Silpat) or buttered cookie sheet.  Spread candy thin with a buttered spatula to achieve glass-like texture.  Top with a light sprinkle of sea salt crystals while candy is still warm.

***Remember it is OK to enjoy specials treats from time to time, just do so in moderation!

About denisegdias

Love to sew, quilt and spend time outside in my garden, and spend time with my family and pets

Posted on February 7, 2013, in Denise's Delightful Dishes and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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