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Fennel Seed Brittle

Fennel Seed Brittle

A fun twist on fennel candies, this buttery, zingy brittle is the perfect marriage of sweet and savory. Plus, fresh fennel seeds promote healthy digestion and freshen your breath. A candy that's beneficial to your health? We can get behind that.

Fennel Seed Brittle


2 sticks butter, unsalted
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1/2 tsp Spicewalla Sicilian Sea Salt
3 Tbs Spicewalla Fennel Seed


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silpat.
  2. In a medium saucepot, combine the butter, sugar, water, and salt and cook over medium-high heat, stirring until the mixture begins to slightly change color
  3. Add 2 Tbsp of fennel seeds and continue to stir and cook until dark golden brown in color.
  4. Remove from the heat and immediately pour the mixture into the pan, using a spatula to spread it into an even layer, about 1/4 inch thick. Sprinkle the remaining 1 Tbsp fennel seed on top of the brittle. Cool until firm. 
  5. Break the brittle into pieces and enjoy!



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