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Sweet Peanut Cake

Recipe author: EAT SMARTER
Sweet Peanut Cake
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20 min.
Preparation
2 h. 12 min.
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easy
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 100 pieces
¾ cup
butter (plus extra for pan)
2 cups
1 ¼ cups
cup
1
1 pinch
For Toffee Mixture
2 cups
heavy cream
1 ½ cups
¼ cup
¼ cup
1 ¼ cups
chopped, unsalted Peanuts
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Preparation steps

Step 1/5
Combine butter, flour, almonds, sugar, egg and salt. Knead together to make a smooth dough. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Step 2/5
Preheat the oven to 350ºF / 180°C. Coat a 10 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 1 jelly roll pan with butter.
Step 3/5
Roll the dough out between 2 pieces of plastic wrap to a thickness of 1/4-inch. Place dough in the prepared pan. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes; cool on a wire rack.
Step 4/5
For Toffee Mixture:
Step 5/5
Meanwhile, combine the cream, rock sugar, butter, liqueur and nuts into a saucepan and cook over a low heat, stirring, for about 35 to 40 minutes, or until the mixture is thick and pale brown. If toffee is still runny it should be cooked a little longer. Spread the toffee mixture on top of the pastry base and cool completely. Cut into bite size squares and serve.

Additional advice

Yield will vary depending on size cut.