Super seed brittle

This deliciously crunchy snack is packed full of healthy, whole seeds to give you sustainable energy to stay fueled for the day ahead. They're also nut-free, so they make a great homemade treat for the kids' lunchbox.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Super seed brittle
  • 2 cup (440g) caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) water
  • 1/2 cup (110g) pepitas (pumpkin seeds), toasted
  • 1/2 cup (75g) sunflower seeds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon black chia seeds


Super seed brittle
  • 1
    Line oven tray with baking paper.
  • 2
    Combine sugar and the water in medium saucepan; stir over heat, without boiling, until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil; boil, uncovered, without stirring, until golden brown. Allow bubbles to subside; add seeds.
  • 3
    Pour mixture onto tray; leave to set at room temperature. Break brittle into pieces to serve.


Chia seeds come from a plant that is related to mint. They are source of fibre and omega-3 fats. You can find them in health food stores and good supermarkets.

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