Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Microwave toffee recipe

My favorite holiday treat is my toffee recipe.  It started as 'almond roca', but over the years I have omitted the almonds and I like it just as much (and that is one less ingredient to have on hand.  This is a recipe that I almost always have the ingredients to make.

Start with:
3/4c. salted butter (1 1/2 cubes)
1 c. packed dark brown sugar (light brown can be used too, but I prefer dark)
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Add butter and brown sugar to a 2 quart microwavable bowl:
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Microwave on high for 1 minute to melt the butter and whisk together well:
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Microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes. 
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Whisk together well - it will start to separate at first, but whisk it until it comes together and looks opaque.
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Mircrowave on HIGH for 3 more minutes (some microwaves might take a little longer).  Whisk well and then quickly spread onto a greased foil-lined cookie sheet (it is still cooking as you pull it out of the microwave, so do this quick so it doesn't burn right in front of your eyes!)
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Sprinkle with 1/2-3/4c chocolate chips (I use Ghiradelli dark chocolate, they are larger than normal chocolate chips)
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After the chips are completely melted (will only take a couple minutes), spread evenly over the whole top.

You can add chopped nuts at this stage if you prefer
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Cool in the fridge for 1/2 hour, break into pieces and ENJOY!



 Toffee recipe:
3/4c. salted butter
1 c. packed brown sugar
1/2c. dark chocolate chips

Microwave butter and brown sugar on HIGH 1 minute.
Whisk.
Microwave on HIGH 4 minutes.
Whisk.
Microwave on HIGH 3 minutes.
Whisk and pour onto greased foil-lined cookie sheet.
Cool, break into pieces, and enjoy!



1 comment:

  1. thank you-it looks great
    Happy Holidaze to all - and
    a Merry Solistice

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