Did it originate in England? Is it connected to tafia rum? I don’t know, but…
Heated in the sun or warmed with your body, this sweet treat is chewy once softened and clings to the teeth. Typically, a small shaped soft brown candy made from sugar, butter, vanilla, and a pinch of salt boiled together. Note the difference in ingredients: toffee versus caramel and butter versus cream. Nuts are optional. Coat it in chocolate or eat it plain.
Four Canadian best toffees:
1. Mackintosh Toffee, creamy
2. Eat-more, robust dark toffee
3. Crunchie Bar, sponge toffee
4. Skor, butter toffee
By Shari Marshall – 2022 A to Z posts have been reserved for descriptive 100 word posts.