Saturday, June 27, 2015

Men's Health Awareness Low Carb Salted Caramel Almond Brittle

Low Carb Salted Caramel Almond Brittle




This recipe for Low Carb Salted Caramel Almond Brittle is quick and easy to make. Just 5 ingredients. A low carb treat bargain at 3.8 carbs per serving.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup almonds
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup Swerve sweetener
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛-1/4 tsp. coarse sea salt (optional)
Instructions
  1. Line a 9" x 9" cake pan or 9" pie pan with baking parchment.
  2. Pour swerve, butter, vanilla and ¼ tsp. salt into a small 8" non-stick skillet.
  3. Heat over medium heat till all ingredients are dissolved.
  4. Add the almonds to the candy mixture.
  5. Stirring constantly, bring mixture to a boil.
  6. Allow to boil 2-3 minutes till it becomes a light golden brown. Remove from heat.
  7. Carefully pour it into prepared pan. (It is very hot!)
  8. With back of spoon, spread almonds evenly through hot candy.
  9. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt, if using.
  10. Allow to set 1 hour or until completely cooled. ( you can finish cooling it in the refrigerator, if you wish.)
  11. Break into pieces and divide into a 8 servings.
  12. Will stay crisp and keep well in a tightly sealed container for 2 weeks.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅛th recipe Calories: 205 Fat: 20.4 Saturated fat: 8. Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 3.8 Sugar: .8 Fiber: 2.2Protein: 3.9

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