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Treacle Toffee Veg  CD  Confectionery  English 30mins plus setting


Makes approx 450g/1lb    Cold  Vegetarian  Sweets  Home Made  Gluten Wheat  Free Eggless   England  British  Europe



450g/1lb Soft Brown Sugar
225g/8oz Black Treacle
100g/ 4oz Butter
2 tbsp Water
1 tbsp White Vinegar



1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan then add the remaining ingredients and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved.

2. Bring to the boil, stirring, then continue to boil for about 10 minutes without stirring.

3.  Test for a set by dropping a little of the mixture into a cup of cold water.  It is ready when it forms a hard ball.

4. Pour into a shallow, greased tin and allow to cool for at least 3 hours. Break into pieces when cold.

Makes a nice homemade Christmas gift.



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