Walnut Toffee recipe

This is an easy recipe that makes a yummy, smooth toffee that's perfect to give away as a gift as it also looks incredibly pretty with the chopped walnuts over the top. You could substitute the walnuts for any other nut that you prefer.

Ingredients:

225g butter
200g caster sugar
150g chopped walnuts
150g plain chocolate
3 tbsp. water
1 tbsp. golden syrup

Directions:

1. Grease and line a 23 cm baking tin and then grease again.

2. Melt the 225g butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Add the sugar and the syrup into the butter and stir. Heat together until it reaches 145C on a sugar thermometer.

3. When this temperature is reached, stir in 2/3 of the walnuts until combined.

4. Pour into the baking tin.

5. Leave it to set.

6. Once set, melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water.

7. Spread the chocolate over the toffee and then sprinkle the walnuts over the top.

8. Once the chocolate is set, break into pieces.

Author: Laura Young

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