Crunchy molasses maple toffee topped withmilk chocolate.
Recipe: Chocolate MolassesMaple Toffee
1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup butter 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 tablespoons molasses 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon maple extract 2 1/2 cups milk chocolate morsels – divided use 2 cups toasted pecans or walnuts, chopped – divided use
Combine sugar, brown sugar, butter, water,molasses and cinnamon in a large saucepan. Cook over low heat,stirring gently until sugar dissolves. Cover and cook over mediumheat 2 to 3 minutes. Wash down sugar crystals from side of pan.Uncover and cook to hard crack stage at 300°F (150°C).Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and maple extract.
Pour into 15 x 10 x 1-inch greased jellyroll pan, quickly spreading mixture to edges of pan (Tip: slightlywarm the pan in oven first and candy mixture will spread easier.).Sprinkle 1 1/4 cups chocolate morsels over hot toffee. Let stand1 minute or until chocolate begins to melt. Spread chocolateevenly over candy. Sprinkle with 1 cup chopped pecans or walnutsand let stand until set.
Place remaining 1 1/4 cups chocolate morselsin top of double boiler. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat tolow and cook until chocolate melts. Remove from heat.
Run a knife around the edge of toffeein jelly roll pan. Carefully invert toffee onto waxed paper linedbaking sheet. Spread melted chocolate over uncoated side of toffee.Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup chopped pecans. Let stand untilset. Break into pieces.
Makes about 2 1/2 pounds candy.
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