Bacon Almond Brittle

How Sweet Eats

Ready in: 300 minutes
Servings: 1
Gluten Free
Dairy Free

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups raw almonds, coarsely chopped
    Nuts
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    Baking
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
    Baking
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 cup sugar
    Baking
  • 8 slices thick-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
    Meat
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste
    Gourmet
  • 2 tablespoons water
    Beverages

Steps

  • Grease a baking sheet with softened butter generously.
  • Add the sugar, corn syrup, water and salt to a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the sugar dissolves and the mixture begins to bubble, about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the almonds and bring the sugar to a simmer/bubble, cooking until it is golden brown, about 3 more minutes. Stir in the bacon, vanilla bean paste and baking soda.Quickly spread the mixture on the baking sheet until it's about 1/4-inch thick.
  • Let cool completely, about an hour. Break into pieces/shards and serve or package for gifts! This can be made a few days ahead of time for gifting.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 3590.01  cal  (179.5%)
  • Fat: 220.54  g  (339.29%)
  • Saturated Fat: 46.3  g  (289.35%)
  • Carbohydrates: 346.41  g  (115.47%)
  • Sugar: 304.21  g  (338.01%)
  • Cholesterol: 190.08  mg  (63.36%)
  • Sodium: 3658.45  mg  (159.06%)
  • Protein: 81.86  g  (163.72%)
  • Vitamin E: 57.48  mg  (383.2%)
  • Manganese: 4.94  mg  (247.13%)
  • Magnesium: 610.87  mg  (152.72%)
  • Phosphorus: 1452.9  mg  (145.29%)
  • Vitamin B2: 2.45  mg  (143.9%)
  • Copper: 2.28  mg  (113.83%)
  • Fiber: 26.17  g  (104.68%)
  • Vitamin B3: 18.84  mg  (94.22%)
  • Selenium: 65.26  µg  (93.22%)
  • Vitamin B1: 1.31  mg  (87.64%)
  • Zinc: 10.53  mg  (70.2%)
  • Calcium: 598.72  mg  (59.87%)
  • Potassium: 2087.72  mg  (59.65%)
  • Vitamin B6: 1.07  mg  (53.64%)
  • Iron: 9.27  mg  (51.47%)
  • Folate: 107.25  µg  (26.81%)
  • Vitamin B5: 2.6  mg  (26.04%)
  • Vitamin B12: 1.44  µg  (24.0%)
  • Vitamin D: 1.15  µg  (7.68%)
  • Vitamin A: 108.71  IU  (2.17%)

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