Have you ever made Homemade Toffee? This is probably our family’s very favorite candy recipe. It is so easy to make and looks so fancy. It is a great way to impress friends and family who don’t know how easy it actually can be to make on your own. Today I am sharing with you our Homemade Toffee Recipe so you can make some too.
This toffee also makes a great gift idea for friends, family and neighbors. I don’t know about you, but it would sure brighten my day if a batch of this suddenly appeared on my doorstep :). But, let’s not waste any more time…here is how you make it!
1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds or pecans (for bottom layer)
1 cup butter (salted)
1 cup sugar
1 Tablespoon light corn syrup
3 Tablespoons water
3/4 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds or pecans (for top layer)
- Line a cookie sheet with tinfoil and sprinkle 1/2 cup of toasted almonds in the pan on the foil.
- In heavy saucepan melt butter.
- Add sugar, corn syrup and water.
- Cook and stir over medium heat to 290 degrees using a candy thermometer (soft-crack stage).
- Watch carefully and stir, it can burn easily after 280 degrees.
- Remove from heat and pour mixture over the nuts in the pan immediately.
- Let stand 5 minutes or until firm but still hot.
- Sprinkle with chocolate chips and let the stand for 2 – 3 minutes.
- When softened, spread chocolate over mixture.
- Sprinkle the chocolate with nuts. Chill till firm. Break into pieces.
- Store tightly covered. Makes about 1 1/2 pounds.
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