Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Christmas Chocolate Walnut Toffee!

Beth came over last night to knit and I made Chocolate Covered Walnut Toffee!

So here's the thing about making toffee. You really have to whisk it! You're creating an emulsion with the butter and molten sugar, and it won't get there if you aren't working hard to mix it well with a whisk. I tempered the chocolate, and that is very lovely and delicious Lindt semisweet baking chocolate. I didn't toast the walnuts but next time I think I will. Even though it's absolutely freezing here these days I was impatient to wait for four hours and put the whole thing in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning I flipped it and broke it up.
Foamy stage
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it's toffee!
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Toffee poured into the pan
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Walnuts before I chopped them up
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Tempered chocolate
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Spreading the chocolate
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Here's the toffee before it went into the fridge.
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Chocolate Walnut Toffee for Christmas!
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1 comment:

Jaye said...

You are killing me! This looks so wonderful!