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Almond Toffee

Discussion in 'Desserts' started by bassman, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Anyone with a sweet tooth? I made two batches of almond toffee today. Always goes good around the holidays. I didn't show start to finish since I had my hands full.

    In the pan to cool.

    Broken into pieces and ready to eat.

    Almond Toffee

    2 cups real butter
    2 cups sugar
    2 cups sliced almonds
    6 Tbsp water
    2 Tbsp corn syrup
    ½ tsp vanilla
    Chocolate for coating.

    Melt butter, add sugar, blend in almonds, water, syrup and vanilla. Cook to 300 degrees.
    Spread in buttered cookie sheet (large). When cooled, wipe top with paper towel to remove butter. Melt chocolate and spread over top. I sprinkle ground almonds over top of chocolate (whirled in food processor). Break in pieces.

    Thanks for looking at my candy project.

  2. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    That went right straight on my list...thanks Bassman
  3. justpassingthru

    justpassingthru Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Not only did that go on my to do list, I'll be buying the almonds and chocolate tomorrow so that I can make it Saturday afternoon, thank you Bassman.

  4. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    looks like good stuff right there!
  5. scarbelly

    scarbelly Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Thanks for sharing this one. It is now in the recipe file
  6. walle

    walle Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Dang, pard - that looks better than Enstroms!!Good on ya! I may end up burning down the kitchen trying to whip up a batch of this.POINTS!
  7. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    Now that sure looks yummO there Bassman.
  8. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    that looks great, going to try it soon
  9. justpassingthru

    justpassingthru Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Thank you Bassman, not as pretty as yours, but it sure is good.


  10. dalton

    dalton Smoke Blower

    OMG   my auntie makes that every christmas and wont share the recipie!!!   I have been asking for if for years!!!


  11. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Gene, it doesn't have to be pretty to be good.  Once it's broken into pieces, you can't tell anyway![​IMG]

    Dalton, give this a try.  I may just be better than auntie's.[​IMG]
  12. smokeamotive

    smokeamotive Smoking Fanatic

    Bassman, what kjnd of chocolate did you use? Milk? Semi Sweet? Sure looks good! Gonna have to put that on the list for the holidays
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2010
  13. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Well, I cheated with the chocolate.  While it was still hot but starting to set up, I wiped it down with paper towels to remove the butter, then scattered about a cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips on top.  Let it set for a couple of minutes and spread.[​IMG]
  14. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Thanks Bassman!

    Looks mighty tasty!

    It's always good to have an extra diet food recipe. [​IMG]

  15. That looks awsome!!!