LAYERED TOFFEE

This Layered Toffee is a combination of buttery sweet toffee, Bittersweet dark chocolate and rich dried fruits. It is a perfect gifitng item for this festive season. This sweet treat is surely a show-stopper at any party.

Recipe

Yield:  Approximately 10 medium sized toffee pieces.

Ingredients:

  • 50 Grams of Powdered Sugar
  • 42.5 Grams of Softened (Room Temperature) Butter
  • 7.5 ml of Water
  • 1/2 tablespoon of Glucose Syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Vanilla Essence
  • 1/16 teaspoon of Baking Soda
  • 45 Grams of chopped Dark Chocolate
  • 50 Grams of Dried Fruits (Almonds, Walnuts, Pistachios)

Method:

  • Firstly chop the Dried Fruits roughly and dry roast them into a shallow saucepan or in the microwave.
  • Then line a baking pan with some butter paper.
  • Then pour half of the roasted dried fruits in the lined baking pan and keep it aside.
  • In a saucepan, take some powdered sugar, softened butter, water and glucose syrup into it and simmer on low heat.
  • Mix the ingredients thoroughly until everything is well combined.
  • Keep heating it until the syrup turns into a dark amber colour.
  • Once the desired colour is obtained, switch off the heat and add in vanilla essence and baking soda into it.
  • Stir it constantly until evrything is well combined.
  • Now carefully pour the caramel over the dried fruits into the prepared baking pan. Spread it evenly.
  • Now put the chopped chocolate pieces over the toffee syrup and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  • Then spread the chocolate which would have been melted due to the heat of the hot toffee syrup.
  • Onto this, spread the other half of the roasted dried fruits.
  • Freeze the layered toffee into the fridge for 15-20 minutes or until it sets.
  • Once set, Remove it from the pan and take off the butter paper, snap into desired shapes and enjoy the delicious sweet treat.

Notes:

  • Do not let the caramel turm into a dark brown colour.
  • Be careful when handling the piping hot syrup.
  • Store it into an air tight container in a cool dry place for around a week.

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