Perfect Pralines Recipe

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Submitted by jlidh

Makes 18 servings



An old recipe taken from a carton of Borden's Buttermilk (B.M. BORDEN RECP NO. 4-Q).

Recipe Ingredients for Perfect Pralines

2 c sugar
1 t baking soda
1 c buttermilk
1/8 t salt
2 T butter
2 1/2 c pecan halves

Recipe Directions for Perfect Pralines

  1. In a large, heavy saucepan combine the sugar, soda, buttermilk, and salt. Cook over high heat for 5 minutes (or to 210F on candy thermometer), stirring frequently and scraping bottom of pan. Add butter and pecans. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, scraping bottom and side of pan, until candy reaches the soft ball stage (234F).

  2. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Beat until thick and creamy. ?...until it loses its shine.?

  3. Drop from tablespoon onto waxed paper and let cool.

Categories

Nuts, Dessert, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 52.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
206
Calories from Fat
109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.1g
19%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
109mg
5%
Potassium
83mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
24.9g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
23.4g
Protein
1.8g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 3% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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