- The ingredients were easy to get at my grocery store.
- Few dishes were used and dirtied.
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- It only made a small amount
Buttery English Toffee with Almonds
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20-25 minutes, plus cooling ti
Keywords: simmer dessert chocolate toffee
Ingredients (one large pan)
- 1 cup chopped toasted almonds
- 1 cup butter
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 Tablespoon light corn syrup
- 3 Tablespoons water
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Toast the chopped almonds in a frying pan over medium heat. Remove and set aside.
Line a baking sheet with sides with tin foil (or parchment paper) and sprinkle half of the toasted almonds on the foil.
Combine the ingredients butter through water in a heavy-bottom pot.
Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally until melted and combined.
Simmer over medium heat until the mixture reaches 290°F. Use a candy thermometer to gauge this, and be careful! It's REALLY hot and the mixture goes from 275° to 290° really really fast.
Carefully pour the sugar mixture over the nuts in the pan.
Allow this to set a few minutes until set but still hot.
Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the toffee.
Allow the chocolate to melt (you'll notice the color of the chips change from really dark to much lighter).
Using a rubber spatula, spread the chocolate over the toffee, then sprinkle the remaining almonds over the chocolate.
Refrigerate until completely cool, then break into pieces to serve or gift.