Peanut Brittle Lava Recipe For each volcano, add to the electric frying pan: 1½ cup sugar 1 cup white Karo syrup 1 cup raw peanuts -Boil together until mixture has an amber color. -Remove from heat. Stir in 1 tablespoon butter, ½ teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon baking soda. -While mixture is still foamy, pour over top of volcano. -Allow to cool. Eat and Enjoy.