Ghanaian snack How to prepare 'Nkate' cake (Peanut Brittle)

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  • 1 cup of sugar

  • Roast peanut, slightly crushed.

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  • Remove the peanut husk and slightly crush them by pound using small mortar and pestle.

  • Dissolve sugar with water and stir until its uniformly mixed.

  • Pour mixture into a saucepan and allow to boil for 5 - 10 minutes.

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  • Once the caramel is a brown shade (not burned!!), add the peanuts and stir in order to coat them very well.

  • Pour the peanut mixture unto a tray aligned with greased paper.

  • Carefully spread out and press down firmly with the back of a wooden spoon or spatula until about 1/5 to 3/4 of a centimeter thick.

  • Allow to cool slightly then cut up into rectangles.

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