English Toffee

Course Candy, Dessert


  • in Combinea large heavy saucepan and stir over quick heat until the sugar is dissolved:
  • 1 3/4 C sugar
  • 1/8 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 C cream


  1. Stir and boil these ingredients for about 3 min. Add 1/2 C butter.
  2. Cook and stir the syrup until it is light colored and thick to the hard-crack stage, 285-290°. Remove from heat. Add: 1 tsp vanilla or 1 T rum.
  3. Pour candy onto a buttered pan. When cool, cut into squares. To cover it with semi-sweet chocolate and nuts, melt: 1/4 lb semi-sweet chocolate.
  4. Before the chocolate hardens, dust with: 1/4 C finely chopped nuts.
  5. Break into pieces when cold.
english toffee recipe
English Toffee Recipe
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