Candied Walnuts





These crunchy, easy-to-make snacks are enjoyable on their own or can be used as a garnish or tossed in salads.
  1. Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Spread walnuts in a single layer over a baking tray. Roast for about 10 minutes until the nuts start to turn brown.

  2. Mix sugar, inverted sugar syrup, water, and salt in a heavy sauce pan. Stir over low-medium heat until sugar dissolves. Bring it to a boil until the syrup reaches the soft-ball stage about 113C/236F.

  3. Remove from heat and immediately stir in vanilla. Add in roasted walnuts and stir to coat well. Turn out on parchment paper and separate the walnuts with a fork. Cool completely before store in airtight containers.

13 comments:

Happy cook 23/4/09 11:46

Wow i love these, ican eat them so much, looks so yumm.

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Hornsfan 23/4/09 13:09

These look great - unfortunately the problem with Candied nuts is not eating them all!

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5 Star Foodie 23/4/09 16:38

Yum! Candied nuts are my family's favorite - walnuts look delicious!

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The Duo Dishes 23/4/09 19:08

What is inverted sugar syrup? No matter candied nuts are really irresistible. They'd be magic on a little French Vanilla ice cream...

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Lavanya 24/4/09 01:53

its my n my husband fav too..looks yumy!!

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Reeni♥ 24/4/09 02:27

I love these, especially in salads! YUMMMMM!!!

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Angie's Recipes 24/4/09 06:59

@Happy cook, Hornsfan, 5 Star Foodie, Lavanya, Reeni♥
Thank you for you guys' incredible support. :bd
@The Duo Dishes
Inverted sugar syrup is a sucrose-based syrup.
It is created by heating granulated sugar with acid (cream of tartar or fresh lemon juice for example). This splits the sucrose/蔗糖 into its two components: glucose/葡萄糖 and fructose/果糖, thereby reducing the size of the sugar crystals.
Golden Syrup can be used instead.

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Sara 24/4/09 16:14

I love candied walnuts! I usually put them in salads, but they're great to eat as a snack too.

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Christelle 25/4/09 02:59

humm, great in cakes too I bet :)

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My Asian Kitchen 16/6/09 05:57

wah...this is my favourite snack!! I wanna to make some of your bread but still don't have the chance yet!! anyway,I like your clean slate new template,look great!!

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nora@ffr 24/6/09 18:09

yummm!! candied nuts is a marvelous recipe. m sure my kids gonna love them to have as a snack. thank you angie for this amazing recipe :)

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carmenpiva 27/6/09 21:37

Really nice!! I had never seen these before.I can learn so much from your recipes!!
I'm glad you've liked my apple cake. As to my previous recipe, I had not made the pastry myself!I just bought it and turned it into the plait shape.
xxx
Carmenpiva

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Karine 29/6/09 13:18

Oh wowow! Thecandied nuts look yummy! I have never made some, but I should try :)

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