Old fashioned toffee sweets

    Old fashioned toffee sweets

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    About this recipe: "I have used this recipe for almost 41 years, and have yet to have any bad batches. My grandson loves them!"

    Ingredients
    Serves: 60 

    • 400g caster sugar
    • 200g dark brown soft sugar
    • 350g golden syrup
    • 250ml evaporated milk
    • 475ml whipping cream
    • 250g butter
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Grease a 30x40cm tin.
    2. In a medium-sized pot, combine sugar, brown sugar, golden syrup, evaporated milk, whipping cream and butter. Monitor the heat of the mixture with a candy thermometer while stirring. When the thermometer reaches 120 C, remove the pot from the heat.
    3. Stir in vanilla. Transfer mixture to the prepared tin and let the mixture cool completely. When cooled, cut the toffee into small squares and wrap them individually in greaseproof paper for storage.

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    I made this but it wont set after 24 hours can anyone help - 09 Oct 2011

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    How long does it keep for? - 30 Aug 2011

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    Delicious toffee! I had a problem at first with the mixture burning when cooking because I was raising the heat too quickly. Be very patient when making it and let the temp rise very slowly so it doesn't burn. - 19 Dec 2010

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