National English Toffee Day
Yum! National English Toffee Day celebrates the delicious combination of butter and brown sugar. The chocolate layer is then drizzled with a rich, chocolaty coating. It’s National English Toffee Day! Some historians believe that the candy-making recipes for toffee may have actually originated in Wales and then moved over into England as both were part of Great Britain by this time.Made from butter and brown sugar that are caramelized together, toffee is rather simple to make and only requires a few additional ingredients, such as vanilla extract and salt, as well as milk chocolate to spread on top of the toffee.Traditionally, English toffee is made without nuts, whereas American and other types of toffee may use nuts. There are many ways to celebrate National English Toffee Day. You can come up with your own ideas, or use these great suggestions to get you started. English toffee, or “toffee” for those who live in England, can be bought in many shops that sell candy. You can also find these brands in many shops that sell candy. National English Toffee Day is also a perfect time to get creative in the kitchen, especially since it falls during winter. Combine the butter and brown sugar. Add vanilla extract and salt. Stirring constantly for 15-20 minutes, until the mixture turns a dark brown color. The mixture should reach 285 F using a candy thermometer. After the mixture has cooled, spread it onto a baking sheet. Cover the sheet with melted chocolate. Let the chocolate harden before breaking the toffee up into small pieces. Enjoy! This is the perfect time to share some toffee, whether you buy it from your local candy shop or make it yourself.