Coffee Toffees

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Total Time:
40 mins
Serves:More than 20 pieces
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 cups - brown sugar
  • 1 cup - strong black coffee
  • 2 pinches - cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup - butter cut into small pieces

How to Make Coffee Toffees

  • Heat coffee gently, and mix sugar till dissolved.
  • Add cream of tartar, boil till 2-1/2 thread syrup consistency (when a drop of syrup is dropped in water it would turn into a hard ball.)
  • Using a sugar thermometer should show 120 degree C
  • Remove from heat, beat in butter.
  • Heat again till soft cracks fall on dropping from spoon (140 degree C).
  • Pour into a 6-inch greased tray, allow to cool, mark out squares.
  • Cool completely before storing in airtight containers.
  • Break, twist and wrap individually in greaseproof paper.