Enter Jacqueline from her absolutely stunning and elegant blog Purple Chocolat Home who posted yesterday about a friend's family toffee recipe that DOESN'T REQUIRE A CANDY THERMOMETER! ( Caps to indicate my total giddiness...not shouting at you). And like the title of this post says: Oh. My. YUM! I just had to try this last night because, well, I did. And if you're like me and hide in the corner at the thought of having to use a candy thermometer, come on out of the dark and try this recipe!
Here it is all ready for cooling:
|Do you know how hard it was not to stick my face in this?
I'm out of parchment paper so I used waxed paper which worked in a pinch but I think I'd rather use parchment paper. "Grandma's" recipe called for pecans but I didn't have those so used almonds. Here's the final product:
|A little goes a long way so I cut these into smaller pieces