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English Toffee Recipe

English Toffee Recipe

How to make English Toffee Recipe ? This toffee recipe is delicious. your guests and family will love this English toffee.
Course Dessert
Cuisine international
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 400kcal


  • 2 tablespoons of butter at room temperature, plus 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup assorted nuts (I used sunflower seeds and almonds)
  • 2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 8 oz semi-sweet baking chocolate (I used baking chocolate bars, but you can use chocolate chips)


  • Layer of a 5″x8″ baking sheet (ie a half pan sheet) with parchment paper and grease the parchment paper with the 2 tablespoons of butter. Scatter the nuts on the parchment paper evenly.
  • Melt the butter over high heat in a heavy bottomed saucepan with high sides. Add the the sugar and start to stir. Stirring almost constantly, let the sugar boil and come to 305*F, using a candy thermometer. The sugar will start to lump and break apart, and the butter will start to brown, but just keep stirring- the butter and sugar will eventually come together.
  • When the toffee has reached 305*F and is creamy brown with no lumps, pour it immediately on top of the nuts, spreading it out evenly. Let cool a bit.
    While the toffee is cooling, melt the chocolate, using either a double boiler or a microwave. Spread the chocolate evenly on top of the chocolate and let the whole thing sit and cool for at least 2-3 hours. You can make this go faster by freezing it, but it’ll have to come to room temperature to be cut evenly.
  • Heat a sharp knife under running hot water. This will help the toffee cut cleanly (though it will break apart a bit; be forewarned). Slice into squares and store covered in a cool, dry place.