Butter Almond Toffee2004-12-17
- Course: Cakes & Candy
- Yield : 24
- Servings : 24
- Prep Time : 20m
- Cook Time : 15m
- Ready In : 35m
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A great gift idea; bake some up and share!
- 1 cup chopped roasted almonds
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 2 tbsp water
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate pieces
Sprinkle half the almonds on a buttered 9x13 pan. Melt butter in a heavy pan.
Add sugars and water; mix well. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Continue cooking to 300 degrees or hard crack stage.
Remove from heat and stir in baking soda. Work FAST, before it separates. Pour over almonds in the pan.
Let cool about 5 minutes. Sprinkle chocolate bits over toffee. Spread evenly. Cool. Break into pieces. Makes about 1 1/2 pounds.