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English Toffee

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Light brown sugar 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs), packed
  Toasted blanched almonds 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Milk chocolate bars 1 Ounce (3 Bars)
  Toasted blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), coarsely chopped
Directions

Combine the butter and sugar in a heavy 2-quart saucepan.
Place over low heat and stir constantly until the mixture comes to a boil.
Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until a small amount dropped in cold water is brittle (290° on a candy thermometer).
Add 2/3 cup coarsely chopped almonds.
Immediately pour into a well-greased 13 x 9-inch pan.
Let stand until the mixture is set but still warm.
Arrange the chocolate bars on top of the warm toffee.
As the chocolate softens, spread with a spatula.
Sprinkle with the remaining chopped almonds.
Press in lightly.
Cool thoroughly, then break into irregular pieces.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Candy
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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