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Perfect Homemade Toffee recipe

Perfect Homemade Toffee

by sheri silver (@sherisilver)
Prep Time
5min
Cook Time
15min
Total Time
20min
AmericanDessertVegetarianGluten-FreeNut-Free

You only need 3 simple ingredients to make the BEST homemade toffee!

Ingredients

2 Servings
(1 serving = 2 cups)
  • 1
    stick unsalted butter
  • 1cup
    packed dark brown sugar
  • 1tsp
    kosher salt

Method

Preparation

  1. Line a sheet pan with either a Silpat or parchment paper.

Cooking

  1. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Add the sugar and salt and clip on your thermometer.

  3. Cook, stirring constantly, till the mixture reaches a temperature of 305 degrees (hard crack stage).

Setting

  1. Immediately pour the toffee into the center of your prepared baking pan.

  2. Spread evenly with the back of a spoon or an angled spatula.

  3. Let set for 30 minutes.

Storage

  1. Break the toffee with your hands and use or store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Tips & Tricks

  1. Ensure to use a candy thermometer to achieve the correct temperature for the toffee.

  2. Breaking the toffee by hand gives it a rustic appearance.

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sheri silver

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