3-Ingredient English Toffee Recipe

3-Ingredient English Toffee Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by Cheri the Chef via YouTube


This English toffee recipe by Cheri the Chef on YouTube is an easy homemade candy that takes only 10 minutes to make without any baking. I love how you can use a microwave to make this and it requires only 3 ingredients. It’s interesting to see that toffee can be made fast, and everything can be mixed into one mixing cup. I think adding the chocolate chips on top of the toffee would give the candy a good balance to the sugary base. I’m not a big toffee fan, but I do like the sweet, salty, and fat all in one bite. I’ve just been scared that it would get stuck in the crevices of my teeth.



  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • chocolate chips or almond bark


First, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Melt the butter, covered, for about 30-45 seconds in the microwave. Gently stir in the sugar and water. Return back to the microwave for additional 2 minutes. Remove from the microwave again, and gently stir. Leave it uncovered and microwave again for 5 more minutes.

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Image by Cheri the Chef via YouTube

Next, take the toffee mixture and pour it onto the parchment paper. Flatten it out or add chocolate chips on top. Let it melt for about 1 minute, and then spread the chocolate to coat the toffee. Continue to watch Cheri the Chef tutorial on YouTube for full instructions and details.

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Image by Cheri the Chef via YouTube

Note: you can pour the toffee mixture into silicone molds if you want to create specific shapes. This would be a nice holiday treat to add to any Christmas tin for a gift. Also, it would be a nice touch to add variety to your holiday cookies or trays. Plus, you can be creative by adding nuts or salt on top of the chocolate too.

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