Chocolate Pecan Pralines

Chocolate Pecan PralinesSugar, cream, caramel, baker’s chocolate and pecans are all that is needed to make this wonderful chocolate pecan pralines recipe.  You will be delighted when you try this praline recipe at home!


Chocolate Pecan Pralines
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Recipe type: Dessert
 
Sugar, cream, caramel, baker's chocolate and pecans are all that is needed to make this wonderful chocolate pecan pralines recipe.
Ingredients
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 cup sugar cooked to caramel
  • 2 squares Baker's Chocolate
  • 3 cups pecan nut meats
Instructions
  1. Stir the sugar and cream over the fire until the sugar is melted, then let boil to 236° F.
  2. Add the chocolate, melted or shaved fine, and beat it in, then pour the mixture onto the cup of sugar cooked to caramel.
  3. Let the mixture boil up once, then remove from the fire.
  4. Add the nut meats and beat until the mass begins to thicken.
  5. When cold enough to hold its shape drop onto an oil cloth or marble, a teaspoonful in a place, and set a half nut meat on each.
  6. Two persons are needed to make these pralines, one to drop the mixture, the other to decorate with the halves of the nuts.
  7. The mixture becomes smooth and firm almost instantly.
  8. Maple or brown sugar may be used in place of all or a part of the quantity of granulated sugar designated.

 

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