Benne Brittle

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 2 cups parched benne seed (sesame seeds)

Instructions

  1. Add the extracts to the sugar.
  2. Melt the sugar in a saucepan, stirring constantly, as for peanut brittle.
  3. When the sugar is melted, add the benne seed, stirring it in quickly.
  4. Pour at once onto a marble slab to cool or pour into lightly buttered pans.
  5. Mark in 1-inch squares while still warm, and break along the lines when cold.