One of the things I enjoy about Christmas is making special treats for people I love. Last year I made this toffee brittle with chocolate and sea salt and everyone really loved it – so I made it again for this year. It is simple and really has all you need in a food choice – fat, sugar and salt. Ahem.
I don’t have permission to reprint the recipe so I’m just going to link you to it. Toffee Brittle With Chocolate and Sea Salt.
I do have permission to show you all my photos, though, to help you as you make it yourself.
First you toast the nuts. I used pecans but last year I used walnuts and that was just as good.
Then you cook the butter and sugar to the hard crack stage. Just keep stirring so it doesn’t burn.
Spread your toffee in a butter baking sheet. It really is shiny at this point.
And then top it with chocolate chips. The heat from the toffee melts the chips within a few minutes. So simple!
When it has cooled for a bit sprinkle sea salt on top of the chocolate. Don’t knock the salt and chocolate combo until you’ve tried it. It’s goooooood.
After it has cooled you can break it into bite sized pieces and store it in a pretty tin.
All that’s left to do now is share. And eat. Mmmm.