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Hazelnut crackle

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Place the sugar in a saucepan over a medium heat and cook for five minutes, until it caramelises.

  2. Remove from the heat, add the lemon juice and stir through hazelnuts.

  3. Drizzle out onto non-stick baking paper and leave to set.

  4. Once set, break up the crackle and serve with vanilla ice cream.


  • 100g/3½oz caster sugar
  • 100g/3½oz hazelnuts, skinned and chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • vanilla ice cream, to serve

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