German burnt almonds, a Christmas classic

German burnt almonds - vegan, gluten-free

Aryane @ Valises & Gourmandises
These German burnt almonds are a Christmas classic. They will make your kitchen smell heavenly and make the perfect hostess gift.
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Course christmas, Dessert
Cuisine german, vegan, vegetarian


  • 200 g 1 + 1/3 cup almonds
  • 100 ml water
  • 100 g 1/2 cup raw sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a pan on high heat, dissolve the sugar in water. Add the almonds, cinnamon and vanilla and stir until the almonds look dry. 
  • Lower the heat to medium and keep stirring until glossy. Transfer to a prepared pan and spread using two forks.
  • Let cool completely before storing.


Use any nuts you like!
Keyword burnt almonds, christmas market, christmas recipe
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