'toffee' on Serious Eats

Bake the Book: Chocolate Covered Toffee with Pumpkin Seeds and Sea Salt

The desserts of The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook are something else. They're simple, almost starkly so. You might find yourself asking, is that all it takes to make something that looks that good? In the case of chocolate covered toffee, the answer is a resounding yes. It doesn't get simpler than semi-dark chocolate and buttery caramel. Adding toasted pumpkin seeds amps up the fat, and sea salt gives it that addictive quality that makes such treats disappear so quickly. More

Sweet Technique: How to Make Toffee

Do you remember your first-ever taste of toffee? I remember mine distinctly. It was on visiting day at summer camp, and the toffee was a Heath bar, smuggled in by my father against very strict "no food in bunk" rules. I suppose that the rule was only partially broken, because as soon as it was opened, it was devoured. Such flavors! Such texture! One taste of buttery, nutty, coffee, chocolate, sweet, salty, crunchy goodness and I became an addict. More

Let Them Eat: Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky. Toffee. Pudding. When I say these words aloud I see my listeners' pupils dilate, their fingers twitch, their teeth bite vampire-like into their bottom lips. I see I have an audience in my thrall and decide to tease and torture, describing how a warm bath of brown sugar, butter, molasses, and port sauce cascades onto a bed of dark cake that imbibes the glossy liquid. When prodded or scooped, the cake bleeds out helplessly and deliciously. More

18 Caramel and Toffee Dessert Recipes We Love

Whether it's in soft and sticky or sweet and crunchy form, caramel and toffee have the power to make any dessert especially comforting. One bite of the sweet (and sometimes salty) goodness and you're transported back to a simpler time when buying a candy bar after school could solve any problem. Here are some tasty desserts that highlight the magical thing that happens when you start cooking your sugar. More

Cookie Monster: Toffee Chunk Cookies

Instead of chocolate chips, I used chunks of Hershey's Skor, a chocolate covered toffee bar, for these cookies. The pieces of chocolate-covered toffee add much more than plain old chips. The toffee tastes of caramel, butter, and a hint of salt. I particularly like how the milk chocolate around the toffee begins to melt while the interior of the chunk stays nice and crunchy. More

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