Virginia O.: "Great recipe for candy crumbs. The cinnamon is op…" Read More
6Ingredients
900Calories
20Minutes

Candy crumbs are the perfect garnish with a crunch to your favorite cake or cupcake. And while you work, they are the perfect sweet snack as well. Featuring walnuts and cinnamon, these candy crumbs are perfect for a autumn inspired cake.

Ingredients

  • 3 deciliters water
  • 350 grams sugar
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 100 grams bread crumbs (white)
  • 2 cups walnuts (coarsely chopped)
  • cinnamon (to taste)

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Let boil for about 3 minutes, and then add the breadcrumbs. When well mixed, remove from heat, and add the previously whisked yolks.
  2. Stir well, and put back on heat, to cook the yolks and thicken slightly.
  3. Finally, add the nuts, and mix everything.
  4. Remove from heat, and place on a platter.
  5. Sprinkle with cinnamon to taste.
  6. Serve cold.
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NutritionView more

900Calories
Sodium8%DV190mg
Fat74%DV48g
Protein31%DV16g
Carbs37%DV112g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories900Calories from Fat430
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat48g74%
Saturated Fat7g35%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol315mg105%
Sodium190mg8%
Potassium340mg10%
Protein16g31%
Calories from Fat430
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate112g37%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars91g182%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Virginia O. 14 Jun 2015
Great recipe for candy crumbs. The cinnamon is optional and to taste, but I definitely recommend doing it. I did about a teaspoon for mine and it turned out well for my liking.