This chocolate brittle surprise recipe is a delightful treat for any chocolate lover. The combination of crunchy brittle and rich chocolate creates a perfect balance of sweetness and texture. Whether you’re making it for a special occasion or just to satisfy your sweet tooth, this recipe is sure to be a hit!

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)


  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, corn syrup, butter, and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches 300°F on a candy thermometer.
  2. Remove from heat and quickly stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour mixture onto a greased baking sheet and spread it out evenly.
  3. Sprinkle chocolate chips over the hot brittle and let them melt for a few minutes. Spread the melted chocolate evenly over the brittle.
  4. Sprinkle chopped nuts on top, if desired. Let the chocolate brittle cool and set completely before breaking it into pieces.
  5. Enjoy your delicious chocolate brittle surprise!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Total Fat: 18g || Carbohydrates: 40g || Protein: 2g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The perfect combination of sweet and crunchy textures
  2. Easy to make with simple ingredients
  3. Great for gifting or serving at parties
  4. The surprise element of the melted chocolate on top
  5. Can be customized with different nuts or toppings

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overcooking the sugar mixture, as it can burn easily
  2. Avoid stirring the chocolate too vigorously, as it can become grainy
  3. Avoid touching the hot mixture with your bare hands to prevent burns
  4. Be careful when breaking the brittle into pieces, as it can be sharp
  5. Store in an airtight container to prevent the brittle from becoming sticky

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