A Sweet classic that can be flavored with chopped nuts, cardamom, gingerbread spices or grated lemon peel. These should be added when the cooking is done and just before you pour the caramel mixture into the mould.
Toffees can be made year-round, but for many it will not be a proper Christmas without a few types of toffees among the homemade Christmas sweets.
To make toffees is a matter of training, and may not be the easiest thing to do, but when you have it licked, the reward is toffees you can be really proud of.
The critical point is to boil the toffee mass long enough. The challenge is to find out when the mass has got just the right chewiness . boil you mass too little it becomes runny, leave the boil too long, and it gets hard as candy. If you use a digital thermometer or a sugar thermometer, you are guaranteed a perfect result. If you do not have such a thermometer, use the test described in the procedure.
Christmas is drawing nearer, its getting colder and the Christmas decoration is already up in Oslo’s chopping street Bogstadveien, I caught the lights being lit by the major on the radio earlier today. All this means that it’s time to start thinking about the homemade sweets for the celebrations, so why not try chocolate caramels this year – Ted