Chocolate Cinder Toffee

Chocolate Cinder ToffeeSo Halloween is over. Up next? Bonfire Night!

I know what you’re thinking… you want a super quick, super easy, naturally vegetarian AND gluten free recipe right? Give this chocolate cinder toffee a go and I promise, you won’t regret it! Alternatively referred to as hokey pokey or honeycomb, it’s like making your very own, home made Crunchie bars. Awesome right?

In other news this week, I’ve also tried something a little different for you lovely lot. It’s the first ever KitchenMason step by step video! I hope you like it.

Alternatively, here’s the usual guide you’ve come to know and love.

What you need:

  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 2 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • 100g Caster Sugar
  • 2 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 150 – 200g Milk Chocolate*

* for Gluten Free, check the wrapper as some are/some aren’t.

Line a 25cm square tin with baking paper and grease lightly with oil. Or, like me, just use a silicone tin as it won’t stick.

In a large pan, add the honey, golden syrup and sugar. Mix it all together now as it’s not wise to do so when over the heat.

Chocolate Cinder ToffeePlace the pan over a high heat and bring to the boil.

Bring the mixture to 145°C (it will take approx 2-3 minutes from boiling point – if you don’t have a thermometer, watch the video to see what it should look like.)

Now for the magic. Immediately turn off the heat, chuck in the bicarbonate of soda and give it a good whisk until you can’t see any more bicarb.

Quickly pour it into your prepared tin and leave to cool & set for 30 minutes.

When it’s hard, cut into large chunks.

Chocolate Cinder ToffeeEither in a microwave or a glass bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water, gradually melt the chocolate until smooth.

Place a sheet of greaseproof paper onto a baking sheet. Then dip each piece of cinder toffee into the chocolate, and allow to set on the sheet.

Store in an airtight container.

Chocolate Cinder ToffeeSee, I told you it was quick and easy!

It’s gorgeous stuff, I absolutely love it. Like glistening gold dust smothered in a smooth, silky chocolate coat… drool. Yeah, they ain’t gonna last long that’s for sure!

I hope you enjoyed this week’s post, until next time my lovelies.

Miss KitchenMason

 

 

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7 comments on “Chocolate Cinder Toffee

  1. Maura says:

    I am definitely going to have to try these!

  2. magdalena says:

    I will prepare this recipe, looks very good and it’s not hard to do

  3. I love love love cinder toffee – that looks great!

  4. rozirfrangel says:

    Eu sei o que você está pensando … você quer uma receita livre de super rápido, super fácil, naturalmente vegetarianos e sem glúten certo?

  5. rozirfrangel says:

    Alternativamente, aqui está o guia habitual que temos vindo a conhecer e amar. O que você precisa: 2 colheres de sopa de mel 2 colheres de sopa de Ouro Syrup 100g de açúcar refinado 2 colheres de chá de bicarbonato de sódio 150 – 200 g de chocolate de leite * * Para Gluten Free, verifique a embalagem como alguns são / alguns não são. Forre uma forma quadrada 25 centímetros com papel manteiga e graxa levemente com óleo. Ou, como eu, é só usar uma lata de silicone, uma vez que não vai ficar. Em uma panela grande, adicione o mel, xarope de ouro e açúcar. Misture tudo junto agora, como não é sensato fazê-lo quando mais o calor.

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