Old Fashioned English Almond Toffee

1
Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

How to Make Old Fashioned English Almond Toffee

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine 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.
  • 2Add..
    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.
  • 3Stir In...
    1/4 tsp soda
    Turn out onto greased baking sheet, spread to 1/4 inch thickness.
  • 4Immediately spread with...
    semi sweet chocolate pieces
    Spread chocolate over top as it melts
  • 5Sprinkle with...
    chopped pecans
    Cool and then break into piece!

    Enjoy!!

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