Confectioned Peanut Recipe

Confectioned Peanut Recipe

The June festivities are one of the most popular festivities in Brazil. Its origin is a mixture of European Catholic festivals and popular rural traditions. For this reason, many of the typical foods are those grown in the interior of the country, such as peanuts.

Whether in savory versions, like roasted peanuts or in sweets, like peanut, pa├žoca, cakes ... peanuts are guaranteed success. Just like this recipe for confectioned peanuts!

Do you know those kiosks present in many malls that sell peanuts, nuts and chestnuts? And that they have a delicious perfume that touches all the senses? This peanut looks exactly like this. Each of the peanuts is wrapped in a crunchy sugar crust, it is impossible to eat just one. See the preparation instructions here at TudoReceitas and immediately prepare this June party peanut!

Ingredients for making confectioned peanuts:

 500 grams of raw peanuts

 2 cups of sugar (320 grams)

 1 cup of water (240 milliliters)

 ½ tablespoon of baking powder

 3 tablespoons of powdered chocolate

 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

How to make confectionary peanuts:

Mix all the ingredients in a pan: peanuts, sugar, water, yeast, chocolate and cinnamon. Place over medium heat and stir from time to time.

Initially a syrup will form around the peanuts. Let it cook until this syrup solidifies, with a sugary aspect and the peanuts are very dry and loose, as in the photo.

When the sweet peanut syrup is well sweetened, transfer the peanuts to a pan lightly oiled or buttered and bake in a preheated oven at 180 ° for about 15 minutes. Stir from time to time.

Wait for it to cool and then serve or store the confectioned peanuts in glass jars with lids to keep them crisp.

Delight yourself with this June party delicacy and let us know in the comments what you think! See also more recipes of junine delicacies on my social networks in amateur diode and here on TudoReceitas:

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If you liked the recipe for confectioned peanuts, we suggest you try our Other Desserts Recipes category. You can also visit a list of the best Brazilian recipes. You may be interested to read about the liver and eggs blogpost/ chestnut cookies recipe/ strawberry cheesecake slice recipe/ golden honey recipe/ moroccan lentil salad recipe.