Orange Glazed Walnuts

vegan
vegetarian
gluten-free
lactose-free

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 10

Ingredients

76.6 % California walnut halves (size 1)
11.36 % sugar
9.7 % water
1.77 % orange zest
0.4 % salt
natural orange flavor

Application: Confections and snacks

Preparation

Mix together the water and sugar to make a simple syrup with desired consistency and °brix level.

Add the orange flavor to the simple syrup.

Load up the kettle with walnuts and slowly add about 25 percent of the simple syrup to the mixture.

Slowly add more simple syrup while continually stirring until nuts are fully coated.

Cook until the sugar is crystallized. When the sugar begins to melt back into a syrup, turn off the fire and add the salt and orange zest.

Remove the batch from the cooker and pour onto a cooling belt.

Final product can be packaged in single serving bags or bulk.