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Brandy Snaps Hints and Tips (1 Viewer)

brandy snaps (Medium).jpgIf you're looking at making Brandy Snaps or Brandy Snap Baskets, here are some tips to help you out.

Brandy Snap Basket Tip​


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  • If making a brandy snap basket, place a layer of chocolate on the base between the basket and the filling; this acts as a barrier and will prevent the filling from melting the sugar in the snap and stop it from going soggy or disintegrating.

Brandy Snap Tips​

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  • You want the brandy snap to look like it has a lacy pattern going through it.
  • It has to have holes in it to give it a Brandy Snap look.
  • If you cannot shape it, place it back in the oven for a few seconds and try again. The heat from the oven should soften it and make it a little more pliable.
  • It's all about the snap; it should have a good snap and a great texture.
  • Fillings can add moisture and make them soggy so fill them at the very last minute.

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If you'd like to make your own here is a Mary Berry recipe you can try: Brandy Snaps
 
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