Old Fashioned English Almond Toffee

Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

This is so buttery rich and brittle! Always reminds me of a Heath Bar!
Recipe from 1956 Betty Crocker Cookbook


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Comments:

Serves:

Everyone

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2/3 c
butter
1/2 c
sugar
1/3 c
water
1/2 tsp
salt (kosher)
2/3 c
almonds, blanched
1/4 tsp
soda
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate pieces (morsals) or 2 - 7/8 ounce milk chocolate bars. can use white chocolate too!
1/2 c
pecans, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine in saucepan...
Butter, sugar, water and salt.
cook over low heat, stirring constantly until it boils. Cook without stirring to 236 degrees or until a little dropped in cold water forms soft ball.
2
Add..
2/3 Cup blanched almonds
Continue cooking to 290 degrees (soft crack stage), stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Mixture changes to a deep caramel color.
3
Stir In...
1/4 tsp soda
Turn out onto greased baking sheet, spread to 1/4 inch thickness.
4
Immediately spread with...
semi sweet chocolate pieces
Spread chocolate over top as it melts
5
Sprinkle with...
chopped pecans
Cool and then break into piece!

Enjoy!!

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