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Coffee Candied Almonds

Homemade coffee candied almonds are delicious served after dinner with an espresso, or make a perfect holiday gift
Servings: 4
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins


  • 2 espresso cups of white granulated sugar
  • 1 strong espresso
  • 100 g almonds


  • Add the sugar and espresso to a large, heavy non-stick frying pan and gently heat until the sugar is dissolved. Add the almonds and simmer, stirring all the time, allowing the syrup to reduce and thicken. To test if it is done dab small amounts of the syrup onto a plate, when ready it will set to a hard caramel. Turn out onto baking tray covered with a sheet of baking parchment, using two forks to separate the nuts. Take care the sugar syrup is hot and very sticky!
  • When set store in an airtight jar.


For a twist, add a generous sprinkle of sea salt.
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 0.9mg