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Toffee Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Simone Carrier
Added: Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Butter a cookie sheet
Boil 1/2 cup water in a saucepan
Stir in following ingredients:
2 cups brown sugar
2 cups molasses
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp vinegar
Boil until mixture reaches 260F on candy thermometer.
Add 1/2 tsp baking soda and mix well
Remove saucepan from heat
Pour mixture onto buttered cookie sheet. With metal spatula fold edges of toffee together towards centre. Repeat several times until mixture is cool enough to be pulled by hand.

Directions:
Directions:
Pull and stretch toffee over and over again. Do this quickly as the toffee hardens very fast. As toffee hardens it becomes lighter in colour.
When toffee becomes too hard to pull, place on cookie sheet and roll into a thin stick. Cut sticks of toffee into small pieces.
Wrap each piece in waxed paper.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
50 - 60
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Best to have a second pair of hands to help with the stretching.

 

 

 

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