Scarlet Toffee

Looking for a sweet Valentine's Day dessert recipe? Look no further. Make your loved one this sweet and crunchy scarlet chocolate toffee this Valentine's Day!


The toffee's pinkish-red hue is not only thematic to Valentine's Day - it's a recipe that will be just as loved during the holiday season or for a best friend's birthday.

Such a simple recipe, but so outstanding in taste for any occasion!

Ingredients:

1 cup butter

1 cup sugar

1 cup red Candy Melts chips

1 cup chopped almonds

Directions:

Add butter and sugar into a heavy medium pot. Cook, stirring constantly, over high heat for about 8 to 10 minutes. The stages to look for: butter will melt and blend with the sugar, butter will foam, mixture will start to get sticky like taffy, mixture will turn dark amber - this is when you take it off the heat!

Pour mixture on to an non-greased baking sheet that doesn't have a coating such as Teflon. Allow toffee to cool and harden.

Melt red Candy Melts in a microwaveable bowl for 10-second increments, stirring after each melting, until smooth.

Spread over top of toffee and finish off with sprinkled almonds over the chocolate.

When chocolate sets, break off pieces into chunks and give to your Valentine!

Makes:

About an 8-inch square toffee rectangle

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