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Maple Walnut Truffle

Maple Walnut Truffle

Regular price $13.75
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A warm, nostalgic blend that brings to mind fall weekend trips filled with laughter and fun.

Ingredients: Green Tea, Walnuts, Brittle Pieces (Sugar, Hazelnuts, Invert Sugar), Almond Pieces, Flavoring.

Allergen Warning: Contains Nuts.

2 ounces of loose leaf tea will brew between 20 and 30 8-ounce cups of tea.

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Indulge in the exquisite delight of brittle pieces, a confectionery masterpiece crafted from a blend of sugar, hazelnuts, and the enchanting touch of inverted sugar. In the realm of sweets, brittle pieces stand out for their delicate balance of sweetness and crunch. The inclusion of sugar provides the signature hard and brittle texture, while hazelnuts contribute a rich and nutty flavor that elevates the confection to a delectable treat.

What makes brittle pieces truly enchanting is the use of inverted sugar. Unlike regular granulated sugar, inverted sugar undergoes a process where sucrose, the natural sugar found in many plants, is broken down into its component sugars, glucose and fructose. This inversion process is achieved through the addition of heat and acid, creating a syrup with a higher concentration of fructose. The result is a sweetener that not only enhances the sweetness of the brittle but also offers a smoother texture and improved moisture retention.

Inverted sugar plays a crucial role in confectionery, not just for its sweetness but also for its ability to prevent the crystallization of sugar. This ensures that brittle pieces maintain their delightful, melt-in-the-mouth quality without developing undesirable graininess. The synergy of hazelnuts, regular sugar, and inverted sugar transforms brittle pieces allowing each bite to have layers of flavors and textures.

As you savor a piece of brittle, appreciate the ingredients coming together – the crispness of sugar, the earthy richness of hazelnuts, and the magic of inverted sugar ensuring a sublime and velvety finish. It's not just a brittle; it's a confectionery marvel that showcases the artistry of ingredients and the mastery of crafting sweets that delight the senses.