Caramelized Almonds


Caramelized Almonds are the perfect addition to any salad or great to just snack on. They’re sweet, nutty, and add so much beautiful texture.

Caramelizing Almonds toasts the nuts but also adds a glossy sweet coating that is delicious (borders on addictive) and is gorgeous, especially in a salad.

This delicious topping requires just TWO ingredients and SIX minutes of your time. So easy and yummy!

Caramelized Almonds Recipe

  • Preparation: 5 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
  • Waiting: 8 min
  • Makes: 500 ml (2 cups)


  • 2 cups (500 ml) whole almonds, unblanched
  • 1 cup (250 ml) sugar
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) butter


Step 1:

In a large skillet, cook all the ingredients over high heat, stirring with a wooden spoon until the almonds are well coated with caramel. Pour onto a baking sheet lined with well-buttered aluminum foil and spread in one layer.

Step 2:

Allow to set for about 8 minutes. Break into pieces to serve.

Step 3:

If desired, put the caramelized almonds in a mixture of 125 ml (1/2 cup) of sugar and 5 ml (1 teaspoon) of cinnamon. You can serve them at the end of the meal with tea or herbal tea.

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