English Toffee

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Janie Finney

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@jfinney

This is as close to English toffee as I have ever tasted. I have a great sister-in-law that shared this one with me several years ago and it has been one of my Christmas favorites ever since! It is quick and easy and makes a very nice gift when wrapped in a cute holiday dish!

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
Approx. 42 2" X 2" pieces
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    hot water
  • 1 Tbsp
    corn syrup, light
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3-4
    hershey's candy bars
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts ( almonds, pecans or a mix)

How to Make English Toffee

Step-by-Step

  1. Place butter, sugar, water and corn syrup in a heavy pan. Use a candy thermometer and cook over medium high heat to the hard crack stage stirring constantly to prevent burning and sticking. (295 degrees F.)
  2. Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  3. Spread on a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan that has been greased with butter.
  4. Break Hershey's candy bars over the toffee base and let melt. Spread the chocolate over the toffee base.
  5. Sprinkle the nuts over the chocolate and place pan in the freezer to cool.
  6. Once candy has cooled (about 15 minutes) break candy into bite sized pieces.

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About English Toffee

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: English



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