English Toffee

English Toffee Recipe

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Sheila Bishop


This has been in my family for generations.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
15 Min


  • 1 1/3 c
  • 2 stick
    butter, cold
  • 3 Tbsp
    water, cold
  • 1 Tbsp
    white Karo syrup
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts or pecans

How to Make English Toffee


  1. Cook first 5 ingredients over medium high heat until it reaches a hard crack stage and mixture is a medium brown toffee color. Stir in vanilla.
  2. Turn out into well greased metal jelly roll or large metal cake pan. Immediately pour chocolate chips on top and spread them as they melt across the toffee. Sprinkle on chopped nuts
  3. When the candy has thoroughly cooled and the chocolate is solid again, slightly twist the metal pan to break appart the toffee and release it from the pan. Toffee is easily broken into small pieces.

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About English Toffee

Course/Dish: Candies

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