ROBIN’S ENGLISH TOFFEE

 

  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 24
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. real butter
  • 2 C white sugar
  • 1 small pkg slivered almonds or other nuts
  • 4 oz good quality chocolate

Directions

  • Place butter and sugar in a heavy pan, preferably cast iron or cast aluminum.
  • Heat on high until butter is melted.
  • Cook over medium-high heat stirring often until candy reaches hard crack stage.
  • A small amount dropped into cold water instantly forms hard strings.
  • It will look like it is burning, but just keep stirring like crazy, it has to turn toffee colored.
  • Add almonds or other nuts.
  • Quickly pour on to a jelly roll pan spreading out with spoon.
  • After candy has cooled a little, place chocolate pieces on top.
  • When chocolate has melted, spread thinly with a table knife.
  • Let candy cool until hardened.
  • If you want nice tidy pieces, score the candy while it is still warm with a table knife.
  • After it is hardened, pick it up with your hands and drop to break into serving size pieces.
  • Store in an airtight container or zip lock bags.

Notes

Who doesn't love nutty toffee? So yummy and easy to make!

Categories: Toffee 
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