Sesame Toffee

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Lennie

From an excellent cookbook, The Canadian Living Christmas Book.

Top Review by Evie*

Read this recipe a few weeks ago and added it to my cookbook planning on including it in my Christmas gift baskets, love the flavour.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Spread sesame seeds on baking sheet; bake in 350F oven for 15 minutes or until golden.
  2. Reserve half of the seeds; sprinkle remaining seeds over well-greased 13x9 cake pan; set aside.
  3. In saucepan, bring butter, sugars and water to a boil, stirring constantly.
  4. Cook, stirring often, until candy thermometer reaches soft-crack stage of 285F and when 1/2 tsp syrup dropped into very cold water separates into threads that are hard but not brittle.
  5. Immediately remove from heat; stir in baking soda.
  6. Pour over sesame seeds in prepared pan; let cool 5 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle with reserved sesame seeds, pressing lightly into toffee.
  8. Let cool until firm; break into pieces.
  9. Store toffee between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; keeps for about 1 month.

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