Old Fashioned English Almond Toffee
Recipe from 1956 Betty Crocker Cookbook
1/2 tspsalt (kosher)
2/3 calmonds, blanched
1/2 csemi-sweet chocolate pieces (morsals) or 2 - 7/8 ounce milk chocolate bars. can use white chocolate too!
1/2 cpecans, chopped
How to Make Old Fashioned English Almond Toffee
- 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.
2/3 Cup blanched almonds
Continue cooking to 290 degrees (soft crack stage), stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Mixture changes to a deep caramel color.
- Stir In...
1/4 tsp soda
Turn out onto greased baking sheet, spread to 1/4 inch thickness.
- Immediately spread with...
semi sweet chocolate pieces
Spread chocolate over top as it melts
- Sprinkle with...
Cool and then break into piece!