Pecan praline topping

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Sugar
⅓ cup Water
¼ cup Finely chopped pecans

1. Lightly spray baking sheet.

2. In a small heavy saucepan, combine sugar and water and bring to a simmer over low heat, stirring occassionally, until sugar melts. Increase heat to medium-high and cook, without stirring, until syrup turns medium amber, 3 to 5 minutes.

3. Immediately remove from heat and stir in pecans. Pour onto prepared baking sheet, spreading in a thin layer. Let stand until praline is cool and brittle.

4. Slide a metal spatula under praline to loosen it from pan; crack into small pieces.

5. Place in a food processor and pulse until coarsely crushed or ground.

This will keep tightly covered, at room temp., for up to 3 days. Makes 1 cup. 35 calories per tablespoon; 1 gram fat.

Posted to JEWISH-FOOD digest by Barry Shub <shubbse@...> on Feb 17, 1998

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