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Peanut Brittle

The simplest ever Peanut Brittle recipe. • Butter for greasing pan • 2 cups sugar 2 cups roasted peanuts, (blanched almonds, hazelnuts, macadamia, pecan) salted or unsalted. • Salt, if using unsalted peanuts (optional) PREPARATION 1. Use a bit of butter to grease a baking sheet, preferably one with a low rim. Combine sugar and […]

Barmbrack

Barmbrack (or báirín breac in Irish, from báirín, a loaf, and breac, speckled, due to the raisins in it) is a traditional treat in Ireland, falling somewhere between bread and cake. What makes it special is the ring and coin that are usually baked into the bread, turning it into a bit of a fortune-telling game: whoever gets the coin will […]