Cinder Toffee

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Miss Erin C.

I go this from "How To Be A Domestic Goddess" by Nigella Lawson. This is really great toffee, I might even try making this with golden syrup next time.

Top Review by morlin

Whoa! Be ready to transfer toffee to prepared pan. I am never ready and that was a mistake. As soon as the baking soda is added the toffee expands -- rapidly. It is everywhere on my stove, the pan and saucepan. Live and learn! Next time I think I will add vanilla. Decent and quick toffee recipe. Thx

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. grease an 8" square pan generously with butter.
  2. Mix the sugar and corn syrup in a heavy bottomed saucepan and heat over low heat, simmering for 3-4 minutes.
  3. The mixture is done when it is a rusty caramel color.
  4. Take off the heat and whisk in the baking soda quickly.
  5. Pour into the pan and let it set, 1-2 hours.
  6. Once it is set, you can try and cut it into pieces, or you can just break it into pieces of whatever size you choose.
  7. Melt the chocolate and dip each piece (or the whole thing) into the chocolate.
  8. Let set on a piece of oiled foil.

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