Recipe: Treason Toffee

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Gorgeous chewy squares of treacle toffee


  • 1 lb. (450g) Demerara sugar
  • 3 oz. (75g) butter
  • 4 oz. (125g) golden syrup
  • 4 oz. (125g) black treacle
  • quarter tsp. cream of tartar
  • quarter pint (150ml) water
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Butter an oblong tin measuring about 12inch x 4 inch x 1inch (30cm x 10cm x 2.5cm)
    2. Pour the water into a heavy based saucepan, warm over a low heat, add the sugar and stir until it dissolves
    3. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to the boil, reaching a temperature of 270F, 140C without stirring
    4. Pour the mixture into the buttered tin and stand for about 5 minutes
    5. Mark into squares with a buttered knife then leave to set before breaking up


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