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old fashioned english almond toffee

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Linda Kauppinen
Greenwood, FL

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

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For old fashioned english almond toffee

  • 2/3 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (kosher)
  • 2/3 c
    almonds, blanched
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 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

How To Make old fashioned english almond toffee

  • 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!!