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English Toffee - Christmas - England

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Category: Candy

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Butter Or Regular Margarine
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 2 tb Light Corn Syrup; Karo
  • 6 tb Water
  • 1 c Almonds; Blanched, Slivered
  • 6 oz Chocolate Chips; Semi-sweet
  • 2 tb Vegetable Shortening
  • 3/4 c Almonds; Toasted, Sliced


Melt the butter in a heavy 10-inch skillet. Add the sugar, corn syrup,
water and 1 cup of almonds. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly,
until the mixture boils. Continue to coo, stirring occasionally, until the
mixture reaches the soft crack stage, (290 degrees F on a candy
thermometer). Pour the mixture into a greased 17 X 14-inch baking sheet,
(jelly roll pan). Melt the chocolate chips with the shortening, over hot
water, stirring until smooth. Spread on the toffee, which has been scored
with a sharp knife in to bars. Sprinkle with 3/4 cup of toasted almonds.
When the chocolate has set, break apart at the scores and store in a cool
place in tins. Makes 3 lbs of candy.

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