Dark Chocolate Peanut Brittle

Dark Chocolate Peanut Brittle.

2 cups caster sugar

1/2 cup water

1 cup roasted, unsalted peanuts

50g butter

200g dark eating chocolate, melted

1. Line a baking tray with baking paper, or grease it really well.

2. Combine the sugar and water in a medium saucepan. Stir over low heat without boiling.

3. Bring to the boil over a high heat and cook, uncovered, without stirring for 10-15 minutes, or until the mixture is golden brown. You want it to look like this:

Caramelised sugar.

4. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the bubbles to subside. Stir in the peanuts and the butter.

5. Pour the mixture onto prepared tray and leave to set at room temperature.

6. Spread the chocolate over the brittle.

7. Chill in the fridge for 10 minutes or until the chocolate sets.

8. Break into pieces to serve.

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