🔕 🔔

My Basket ()

All questions

Why do my pralines have white spots on them?

I am testing different praline recipes for wedding favors. The latest recipe has me cook cream, brown sugar, sugar, cream of tartar and salt to soft ball stage, add toasted pecans, cook 2 minutes, add butter, and beat till creamy and dull. The finished pralines have good flavor and texture, but they have light colored spots on the surface. Do any of you experienced candy makers have tips? This seems like a common method. Also, the weather today was damp in the morning but dry and clear this afternoon, if that answers any questions.

asked by minibakersupreme about 3 years ago
1 answer 1557 views
8a2c197a eaf6 414d 8be8 e1212df9ad42  nasturtiums
added about 3 years ago

Also, after you cook 2 additional minutes, you remove the mixture from the heat before adding the butter.

Let's Keep in Touch!

Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.

(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)

Please enter a valid email address.