Recipe courtesy of Beth Kimmerle

Brown Butter Toffee

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 40 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 1 pan of toffee
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

1 cup unsalted butter

1 cup brown rice syrup*

2 cups (70 to 80 percent) chopped chocolate

1/2 cup roasted almonds, chopped

Directions

Special equipment:
Double boiler or heatproof glass bowl, parchment paper, candy thermometer.
  1. Line an 8 by 8 baking pan with parchment paper. In a medium-heavy saucepan melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the brown rice syrup with a wooden spoon or heatproof rubber spatula. Continue to stir constantly until the mixture reaches 270 degrees F on the candy thermometer. Be careful not to let the mixture burn. Once the mixture is hot enough, pour the toffee into the parchment-lined pan and allow it to cool.
  2. While the toffee is cooling melt the chocolate over a double-boiler or in a heatproof glass bowl set over a medium pot of boiling water not touching the bottom of the bowl. Pour the melted chocolate onto the cooled toffee and sprinkle with the almonds. Put the pan in the refrigerator and allow it to cool. 
  3. Once the toffee and chocolate is cooled break it into pieces and serve.

Cook’s Note

*Can be found at specialty bake shops

Fudge Factor

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

Train Frontman Pat Monahan's Dark Chocolate Obsession Feb 11, 2013

By: Cameron Curtis

Train frontman Pat Monahan, an avid chocolate lover, shared with us his top five reasons for eating dark chocolate.

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Sifted: Plan-Ahead Valentine's Day Desserts Feb 6, 2013

By: Lauren Miyashiro

Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …