Benne Brittle

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Description[edit]

Benne seeds (sesame seeds) cannot be procured in many places, but the candy made with it is delicious and very characteristic of Charleston.

Ingredients[edit]

Procedures[edit]

  1. Add the extracts to the sugar.
  2. Melt the sugar in a saucepan, stirring constantly, as for Peanut brittle.
  3. When the sugar is melted, add the benne seed, stirring it in quickly.
  4. Pour at once onto a marble slab to cool or pour into lightly buttered pans.
  5. Mark in one-inch squares while still warm and break along the lines when cold.