The South’s Finest

Dark Corn Syrup 3 tbsp
Pure Vanilla Extract 1 tsp
Light Brown Sugar (packed) 1½ cups
Evaporated Milk 1 cup
Pecan Halves 1½ cups
Salt 1/8 tsp
Sugar 1½ cups
Butter 2 tbsp

Mixing the Magic

In a large saucepan, embark on your praline-making adventure by combining dark corn syrupbrown sugarevaporated milk, and a pinch of salt. Stir continuously, bringing the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.


Perfecting the Texture

Achieve praline perfection by cooking until the soft-ball stage (236-240°F/113-116°C). Off heat, introduce sugarand butter, stirring until a harmonious blend is achieved.

Adding the Southern Charm

Allow your creation to cool for 6-9 minutes, then fold in the essence of the South—pecans and vanilla. Spoon out the mixture onto wax paper or a silicone mat, giving each praline its own space to shine.



Setting the Stage

Let your pralines cool and set for about 30 minutes. Remember, continuous stirring is crucial to prevent burning, and handling the hot mixture requires care. Consider elevating the flavor with a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg for that extra Southern touch.



Crafting Your Culinary Journey

The Art of Continuous Stirring

Stirring to Perfection

Learn the secret behind the velvety texture of Southern pralines—continuous stirring. This simple yet crucial step ensures an even distribution of flavors and prevents any unwanted burns.

Handling the Hot Mixture

Careful Craftsmanship

Navigating the soft-ball stage requires finesse. Handle the hot mixture with care, protecting your hands from the warmth that embodies the heart of Southern indulgence.

Elevating the Flavor Profile

Cinnamon or Nutmeg? Your Choice!

Consider experimenting with the flavor profile. Whether it’s a hint of cinnamon or a dash of nutmeg, these additions can elevate your pralines to new heights of culinary delight.

Crafting Memories: Sharing The South’s Finest Pralines

Share the Love

Crafting Delightful Moments

Spread the joy of Southern sweetness by sharing your crafted pralines with loved ones. Each bite becomes a transportive experience, immersing all in the vibrant culinary landscape of the South.

Embark on a culinary journey through the South with The South’s Finest Pralines. From mastering the art of continuous stirring to sharing the joy with loved ones, each step is a celebration of Southern sweetness. Craft your pralines, savor the flavors, and let every bite transport you to the heart of Southern indulgence.

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