English toffee has always been one of my favorite Christmas treats. If a goody plate shows up at our door, the English toffee is always the first treat to disappear.
This is the perfect toffee for gift giving or just indulge for your own pleasure. It’s so easy to make and no candy thermometer needed.
could I replace the almonds?
You could most definitely replace the almond in this recipe.
A lot of people don’t love almonds or any nuts in their toffee, but I personally love it. If you are wanting to switch out the almonds for another nut, I recommend peanuts, pecans, walnuts, or cashews.
They are all delicious with this toffee, and work just as well.
You could also use candy cane bits, M & M’s,
how long does toffee stay fresh?
Toffee stays fresh for a good amount of time. You can always count on Toffee to have a long life span.
This is easily a recipe that could be made ahead of time. Even a week in advance.
I believe it tastes better when it is on the first or second day, and is still very fresh, but this toffee stays good for a long time.
If you are storing it, I recommend putting it in an airtight container, just to avoid that extra exposure, however, it will be good sitting out for a day.
If you are making it for more than 2-3 weeks in advance, or want to preserve it for a few months, I recommend freezing it.
I would wrap it in saran wrap, or foil, then place it in the fridge. Two days before serving, I wold recommend removing it from the freezer, to allow it to thaw.
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