Friday, June 24, 2011

Summer Safari Party Part 2

Today is the last day of the Summer Safari Party! Make sure you have linked up all your great front porches, pennants, and now recipes to their respective linky parties!
Thank you to Lauren, Heidi and Kyla for hosting this fun party! I loved this! It was fun! I hope the others and yall had fun too!

So here is my Summer Recipe

Southern Pralines

Now I know you cant read my Mom's handwriting, but isnt this the cutest recipe card? Here's what the actual recipe says and believe me when I say the pralines arent the only thing that is southern about this recipe, this is the shortest recipe for something that can easily be screwed up, there should be some explaining and there isnt takes practice is all I am saying.

What is actually says will be in black what it should say I will post in purple ;)
1. Toast pecans ( approx 2 cups for about 5 min or until you can smell the pecan throughout your kitchen)

2.Add 2 cups of white sugar, 1/3 cups of light Karo syrup, and 6 oz of condensed milk to a pot with a pinch of salt.

3. Cook for approx 6 min- (stirring the ENTIRE time- this mixture will be VERY HOT!!)

4. (Have a small cup of cold water next to the stove and as the mixture is cooking and starts to melt into candy mixture, it will begin to turn a carmel color as it does drop a tiny amount into the cold water try to form into a small ball, if this easily happens the mixture is ready to be taken from the stove.)
5. Take mixture off stove.
6. Add pecans, 1 tablespoon of butter, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla (this will bubble) KEEP STIRRING!
7. Beat the mixture until dull (IT WILL SEEM LIKE ENTERNITY, ITS NOT, KEEP GOING)
8. Spoon mixture onto wax paper

9. Wait a few minutes till cooled and ENJOY!!

My mom, two sisters and I made these for my cousins wedding as favors and it took all day. Most people in the South make them for the holidays. My favorite is my one can touch them and I mean NO ONE!!

1 comment:

  1. Mmmmmmmmmmmmm! We we finally have our craft party, you MUST bring these! :)