This Pistachio and Almond Brittle recipe is also known as sohan, and it is basically an Iranian candy that has a fragrant flavor. You will love the sweet and bitter taste of this recipe.

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Pistachio and almond Brittle

Considered as a Persian dessert, this pistachio brittle will make you forget the exhaustion of the day with its crunchy and sweet taste, you will love this recipe.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Healthy
Cuisine middle eastern
Servings 10 people
Calories 255 kcal


  • 1/8 teaspoon of finely ground saffron threads
  • 1 tablespoon of rose water
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons of honey
  • 1/4 cup of slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons of chopped pistachios
  • 1 tablespoon of coarsely ground dried rose petals
  • 1/2 teaspoon of flaky sea salt


  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with a parchment paper; then lightly coat with the nonstick spray.
  • Dissolve the saffron in rose water in a medium bowl.
  • Bring the sugar, the corn syrup, the honey, and about 2 Tbsp of water to a boil into a medium saucepan fitted with a candy thermometer over a medium heat making sure to stir and to dissolve the sugar
  • Cook while swirling from time to time for about 5 minutes
  • Mix in the almonds, the butter, and the kosher salt and cook while stirring often, until the almonds are golden or until the butter is totally absorbed for around 2 minutes.
  • Mix in the baking soda, then the rose water mixture; the caramel will bubble; then it will become smooth and creamy
  • Pour on top of a baking sheet and spread as thin as possible
  • Sprinkle with pistachios; rose petals and with sea salt; then let cool and break into pieces
  • Serve and enjoy your brittle


Calories: 255kcalFat: 2gProtein: 3gCarbohydrates: 20g
Keyword almonds
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