Homemade Toffee

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Feb. 20, 2015

A great Valentine's Day treat for you and your loved ones. This homemade toffee is irresistible and perfect to wrap up and share with all your friends

Ingredients

Butter 1 Pound
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Almonds 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Chocolate chips 12 Ounce
Sea salt flakes 1 Pinch

Directions

Making

Chop the almonds using a food processor or on the chopping board.

Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper

Take a handful of chopped almonds and sprinke them on the sheet.

Take a big stainless steel pan or pot, place it on the stove and set the heat to Low.

Add butter, salt, sugar, and mix.

Turn the heat up to medium to high and bring the butter mix to a boil. Keep stirring gently.

Once the mixture (caramel) is light golden brown, atke it off the stove

Pour the caramel on to the cookie sheet and spread it out.

While the toffee or caramel is still hot, add some chocolate chips.

Once the chocolate melts, take a spatula and spread out the chocolate layer.

Before the chocolate cools completely, sprinkle the remaining chopped almonds on top.

Add a dash of sea salt flakes.

Let it cool for a bit, refrigration will speed up the process.

Serving

Once hardened, remove from the regrigerator and cut into squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 7573Calories from Fat 4781

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 551 g847.7%

Saturated Fat 268 g1340%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1619 mg67.46%

Total Carbohydrates 667 g222.3%

Dietary Fiber 26 g104%

Sugars 529 g

Protein 60 g120%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet