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Video:Basic Toffee Recipe

with Coreen Shakes

Coreen and Olivia from Shakes Bakes shows you how to make basic toffee.See Transcript

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Transcript:Basic Toffee Recipe

Hello, I am Coreen from Shakes Bakes and I am Olivia, and right now we are going to show you how to make basic toffee.

Ingredients for Basic Toffee

So the first thing, we need is:
  • 1/4 cup of corn syrup
  • a butter knife
  • 1/3 cup of water
  • a candy thermometer
  • 2-2/3 cup of sugar (mine happen to be melted)
  • a pound of butter
  • a spoon
  • a pot
  • a prepared baking sheet with parchment paper
  • a can of cooking spray

Make the Basic Toffee

First thing we are going to do is we are going to put our butter, sugar, water, and corn syrup into this pot on medium heat. So right now we are going to go ahead and stir this until everything melts. At this point, you are going to add your candy thermometer and wait until it comes to a boil.

We are going to periodically scrape down the sides to prevent the sugar from sticking and wait until the candy cooks to 300 degrees.

So at this point the temperature is almost 300 degrees and I am going to transfer it over to the prepared pan right there. So at this time we are going to spoon our contents on to the sheet just like that. So I am going to square it before I'd put it down to set.

So at this point after I've that finished squaring, I am going to set this down to cool right on the counter, I'll check it in 15 minutes. The toffee has been resting and we are going to start breaking it up just like this.

This is how you make basic toffee. I am Olivia and I am Coreen from Shakes Bakes.
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