Sesame Brittle Recipe

Sesame Brittle Recipe
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Sesame Brittle is a sweet treat that tastes like candy and can be served with ice cream or rice pudding. Learn how to make/prepare Sesame Brittle by following this easy recipe.
Sesame Brittle Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 36
Calories Per Serving 70
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Honey
  • 1½ cups Sesame Seeds
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon (ground)
  • Zest of 1 Lemon (finely grated)
  • Butter or Oil (for greasing)
How to make Sesame Brittle:
  • Butter a jellyroll pan or oblong pan.
  • Place a deep pan on medium heat and add sugar and honey.
  • Boil the mixture, stirring evenly with a metal spoon.
  • Insert a candy thermometer to check the temperature of the mixture.
  • When the mixture reaches 225°F, add sesame seeds, cinnamon and lemon zest. Stir well.
  • Cook the mixture to form a light caramel, stirring occasionally till the temperature reaches 300-310 °F.
  • Remove the pan from heat and pour the mixture into the greased pan.
  • Spread the mixture and even it using a spoon. Allow the mixture to cool slightly.
  • On cooling, loosen the mixture from the pan with a spatula.
  • Cut into 1 inch wide diamonds, using a buttered knife.
  • Place the cut pieces in an airtight container and stack layers of waxed papers between them.