With Thanksgiving less than a week away (for us Canadian folks) I thought I would whip up a batch of Maple Toffee to take with me to the two Thanksgiving dinners I will be a guest at. Well, truth be told, one the dinners will be held at my sister’s house, but I’ll be doing most of the cooking so I guess I’m not really a guest. Either way, it’s nice to show up with a sweet treat. People like candy. This is a really easy recipe. And if you pop the candy in a mason jar and top it with birch bark and ribbon you look like you spent days on it.Here is the recipe if you’re interested in making it yourself. This is a recipe I’ve had in my collection for a few years. It’s a modified fudge recipe. I’m not sure of the original source because I copied it down on a recipe card – obviously before the dawn of Pinterest.
3 3/4 cups powdered sugar
6 tbs. butter
4 tbs. 5% cream
1 tbs. pure vanilla
1 tbs. maple extract
1 pinch salt
Directions: In a large saucepan combine all ingredients. Heat, stirring constantly until the mixture has turned to liquid. Pour in to a greased 9×5 baking dish. Refrigerate until hardened. Break into pieces.
That’s it! Super fast and easy! Your dentist might not approve of this recipe, but your taste buds will!