Buttermilk Pecan Praline Candy

December 2, 2020  Online Recipe Guide Avatar
3 c Sugar
1 ts Baking Soda

1 Pinch Of Salt

1 c Buttermilk

3/4 c White Corn Syrup

2 tb Butter

2 c Pecan Halves

In a large saucepan, (5 or 6 Quart size)

combine sugar, baking soda, salt, buttermilk

and corn syrup. Bring to a boil, stirring

constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low, continue

cooking until mixture becomes caramel-colored

and reaches soft ball stage (238?F). Remove

from heat, add butter and pecan halves. Beat

until thick enough to drop from a spoon onto

waxed paper. If mixture becomes too hard,

return to heat and add small amount of water.

Stir until smooth. Yield: 44 to 48 Pralines.

*** Variation ***

Reduce sugar to 2 cups. Omit corn syrup.

Increase butter to 3/4 cup, add 1 teaspoon

vanilla. Include butter in cooking stage.

Add vanilla with pecans.



Posted by Julie


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