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How To Make the Best Homemade Russian Toffee Ever!

Thursday, December 25th, 2008
Making a Homemade Russian Toffee is well worth the effort. It is suprisingly easy to make, and the results are impressive to both family and friends.The best part of homemade candies, is that you know that there are no additives or preservatives lurking within! In this respect, a Homemade Russian Toffee is healthier than store bought! Make up a large batch to enjoy with unexpected guests during this holiday season!
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Ingredients:
6 T sugar
2 T cream
3 T golden corn syrup
¼ c butter

1. Combine the above ingredients in a heavy skillet, on medium heat.

2. Slowly dissolve the sugar, stirring constantly.

3. Boil steadily for 15 minutes, stirring constantly to avoid burning or scorching toffee.

4. Pour your cooked and HOT toffee onto a buttered cookie sheet, carefully.

5. Cool, then cut into pieces.

Variation: When cooled, before cutting, spread a thin layer of melted milk chocolate over the toffee. Sprinkle with sliced almonds. Allow to cool, then break into pieces. Decadent!

This Homemade Russian Toffee makes a welcomed hostess gift during this holiday season, when made ahead and packaged in a festive tin or jar, tied with a big holiday bow!