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A question about a recipe: Scottish Toffee

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I have a question about the recipe "Scottish Toffee" from Lizthechef. Would you toast the almonds? I just finished shelling them, so are they raw?

asked by NomNom over 5 years ago

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Tarragon
added over 5 years ago

Yes, I would definitely toast, especially since they are not otherwise baked or roasted in the recipe.

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em-i-lis
em-i-lis

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added over 5 years ago

And toasting nuts so often adds a wonderful depth to their flavor which is a terrific bonus!

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NomNom
added over 5 years ago

I did toast them in a dry pan and they tasted great in the candy. My toffee did not "snap" the way I wanted, but I don't think I cooked it hot enough. It is sweet and tasty, though.

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