Pistachio and Almond Brittle

Written by Asma

September 19, 2021

This Pistachio and Almond Brittle recipe is also known as sohan, and it is basically an Iranian candy that has a fragrant flavor. You will love the sweet and bitter taste of this recipe.

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Pistachio and almond Brittle

Considered as a Persian dessert, this pistachio brittle will make you forget the exhaustion of the day with its crunchy and sweet taste, you will love this recipe.
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Course: Healthy
Cuisine: middle eastern
Keyword: almonds
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 255kcal
Author: Asma


  • 1/8 teaspoon of finely ground saffron threads
  • 1 tablespoon of rose water
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons of honey
  • 1/4 cup of slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons of chopped pistachios
  • 1 tablespoon of coarsely ground dried rose petals
  • 1/2 teaspoon of flaky sea salt


  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with a parchment paper; then lightly coat with the nonstick spray.
  • Dissolve the saffron in rose water in a medium bowl.
  • Bring the sugar, the corn syrup, the honey, and about 2 Tbsp of water to a boil into a medium saucepan fitted with a candy thermometer over a medium heat making sure to stir and to dissolve the sugar
  • Cook while swirling from time to time for about 5 minutes
  • Mix in the almonds, the butter, and the kosher salt and cook while stirring often, until the almonds are golden or until the butter is totally absorbed for around 2 minutes.
  • Mix in the baking soda, then the rose water mixture; the caramel will bubble; then it will become smooth and creamy
  • Pour on top of a baking sheet and spread as thin as possible
  • Sprinkle with pistachios; rose petals and with sea salt; then let cool and break into pieces
  • Serve and enjoy your brittle


Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g
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