Buttermilk Pecan Pralines

Course : Candy
Serves: 44 to 48 Pralines
Print a Recipe Card
3 x 5 Card | 4 x 6 Card | Printer Friendly
 

Ingredients:

3 cups sugar
1 dash salt
3/4 cup white corn syrup
2 cups pecan halves
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
2 tablespoons butter
 

Preparation / Directions:

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. *** 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.


Rate this Recipe?
1 2 3 4 5
Poor                            Great

E-mail this to a friend!

Friend's Name (TO):
Friend's E-mail Address:
Your Name (FROM):
Your E-mail Address:

More Candy Recipes