Best Toffee Ever

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Dec. 26, 2008

How to make the Best Toffee in the world. David L. Spies cooks up a batch of toffee that includes only four ingredients Butter, Sugar, Kona Coffee glazed Macadamia Nuts and Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips.

Ingredients

Butter 1 Pound (salted)
White sugar 1 Pound
Semi sweet chocolate chips 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Macadamia nuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , crushed

Directions

GETTING READY

1. In a freezer bag, put the nuts, seal it and crush them using a metal mallet.

MAKING

2. In a large heavy bottomed saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter and sugar. Cook stirring constantly until the butter melts.

3. Raise the heat and allow the mixture to come to a slow boil, stirring continuously.

4. Continue stirring and cooking at a slow boil until the mixture becomes a medium to dark amber color, and the temperature reaches 285 F to 300 F.

5. On foil lined baking sheet pour the toffee mixture and spread to get desired thickness and let it set for 2 minutes.

6. Sprinkle the chocolate all over the toffee and let it set for 3 minutes.

7. Spread the chocolate into a thin even layer all over the toffee surface, using a butter knife.

FINALIZING

8. Sprinkle the nuts over the chocolate, and press lightly with a spoon.

9. Cover the toffee with parchment paper and place in the refrigerator to chill for a minimum of 2 hours until set.

SERVING

10. Break into pieces, and store in an airtight container and serve as desired.

TIPS

This method of making toffee needs the toffee mixture to go as high as 300 F, so do not allow, children and animal near the cooking area.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 22

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 275Calories from Fat 172

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 11 g55%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 22 mg0.92%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 23 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet