Adding Baking Soda

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Why do I have to use a large pan when making brittles?

Adding Baking Soda

When making brittles, make sure to use a large saucepan. Many recipes call for adding baking soda at the end of cooking, to add air and make the candy more tender. The mixture will foam up, sometimes significantly, and a large pan will contain all the candy without spilling.

   

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