Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Buttermilk Pecan Pralines


3 c Sugar
1 Pinch of Salt
3/4 c White Corn Syrup
2 c Pecan Halves
1 t Baking Soda
1 c Buttermilk
2 T Butter

  • 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 degrees). 
  • 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.)
  • Yieslds:  44 to 48 Pralines.
linked to: Keeping it Simple

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