Bonfire treacle toffee

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Treacle toffee
Treacle toffee
  • Serves: 3lb

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  • Skill level: Bit of effort

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

This Bonfire treacle toffee is a great addition to a Halloween or Bonfire Night party. Use this Bonfire toffee recipe to make sweet treats all year round


  • 350g (12oz) butter or margarine
  • 225g (8oz) black treacle
  • 450g (1lb) dark brown sugar
  • 397g can condensed milk

To make regular toffee follow this recipe with only the butter and sugar


  1. Grease a 23 x 30.5cm (9 x 12 inch) baking tin
  2. Melt the butter in a non-stick pan. Add the treacle, sugar and milk.
  3. Bring slowly to the boil and simmer for 35-40 minutes, stirring constantly to a temperature of 132C (270F), using a sugar thermometer.
  4. Pour into the tin. Chill until set, turn out the Bonfire toffee and break into pieces using a rolling pin or hammer.

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  • 4
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Your comments


Sounds like you never boiled it for long enough..


How long does it take to set?? Mines been in fridge for 15hrs and still not solid


How long does it take to set hard? I folled instructions and its still soft been in fridge since 8pm last night any ideas ?


Outstanding! Kids loved the toffee


Yep, just like my grandma used to make too - sounds like fireworks going off when you bite into it! Easy peasy and v delicious!


I made this for a bonfire party and it got the thumbs up from everyone. It was easy to make and tasted delicious, just like grandma used to make. : )

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