does anyone know the recipe for treacle toffee?
- DracoLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
English Treacle Toffee
This is a deliciously dark toffee that is a hard candy when you first put it in your mouth, but softens until it is wonderfully chewy.
30 pieces 35 min 5 min prep
1 lb dark brown sugar
8 ounces blackstrap molasses
4 ounces unsalted butter
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon white vinegar
Place the butter, water, and vinegar into a heavy bottomed suacepan, heat gently until the butter has melted.
Add the sugar and molasses and allow to dissolve (takes about 20 minutes).
Boil the mixture to a temp.
of 280 degrees on a candy thermometer.
Remove from the heat, allow bubbling to decrease.
Pour the mixture into a well greased 8 inch square pan.
When mixture has cooled, score surface into small squares with an oiled knife.
When cold break into squares, wrap in cellophane and store in an airtight container.
- Anonymous4 years ago
Scottish Recipes: Treacle Toffee Treacle is known as molasses is some parts of the world. Treacle toffee used to be a children's treat - which many adults also enjoyed! Recipe Ingredients: 1 pound (500g or Two and a half cups ) castor (super fine) sugar Œ pound (125g or one stick) butter 1 dessert spoon treacle (molasses) 3 dessert spoons golden syrup (alternatively, light corn syrup) 1 teaspoon vanilla Large tin condensed milk 5 or 6 dessert spoons water Preparation Method: Place the butter, sugar, treacle, syrup and water into a pan and heat, stirring constantly. Once all the ingredients are well mixed and melted, add the condensed milk slowly, stirring occasionally until it boils. Continue on a slow boil for 15-20 minutes, again stirring occasionally. Test that the toffee is ready by dropping a spoonful into cold water - if it turns solid, it is ready. Pour into a tray, mark out cut into pieces. Wrap in greaseproof paper (vegetable parchment or waxed paper). Store in an air-tight container.
- 1 decade ago
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Serving Size : 1 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Candy
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 Lb. dark brown sugar
4 Oz. butter
4 dessert spoonfuls treacle
4 Tbsp. milk
2 Tbsp. water
Melt butter in pan. Add all other ingredients. Stir only until
the sugar dissolves. Do not stir after sugar has dissolved. Turn
gas low and allow to boil for about 30 minutes. Test in COLD water in a cup until toffee breaks between fingers. Pour into
butter-greased pan. Harden in refrigerator and break into piecesSource(s): Master Cook III (via RecipeSource.com)