Peanut brittle was always a staple on both sides of my family. It was my grandmother on my mother’s side favorite treat and I would love going to her house and finding a new container of peanut brittle. My aunt on my dad’s side actually worked for See’s candies (a popular chocolate store out in the West), so if there was ever a damaged container, she got to bring some home. Overall, peanut brittle is a dream to any child who just likes straight sugar and nuts (so just about every child). To appease the children of the world, I encourage all parents to make this recipe immediately!
Before starting this wonderful recipe, I want to deeply apologize to all the people who read this blog regularly. As some of you know, I started a new job this year and it’s taken up a heavy chunk of my time these last 5 months. I’ve still been baking some treats, but I just haven’t had a chance to come on and post them. I know this year’s resolution was no excuses, so I’m not using this as one. I should have kept up with all of you and I didn’t. I feel like I now know what to expect from my job, and plan on posting regularly again.
So to start off my comeback, I wanted to share my experience at a truffle making class. It was great fun with lots of delicious chocolate for me to make. I’ve tried truffles before, but they never came out just as I wanted them to. So this was a great chance for me to get my questions answered, and deliver you a wonderful way to make truffles whenever you want. I’ve posted a tutorial on How to Temper Chocolate, so definitely check that out. It’s another great thing to add to this truffle recipe or anything that you may want to dip in chocolate.
I walked into the Godiva store to pick up my free truffle of the month (one of my favorite things to do each month), and I saw these delicious looking dessert cups in the display. I really wanted them, but as a law student, on loans, the $3 – $4 dessert cup didn’t really fit into my budget. But I thought, “Hey, I could make those!”. And I was right! I love making and eating chocolate ganache, so this was an excellent choice for the Spring Fling Party. Keep Reading