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Has anyone ever folded crushed coffee beans into toffee instead of nuts? Google seems to think it's okay, but I haven't seen an actual recipe. I love making toffee and I work for a coffee company, so I suppose it was only a matter of time before this occurred to me.

asked by beyondcelery about 7 years ago

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added about 7 years ago

It worked fine the last time we tried it. In order to keep the coffee bits from continuing to fragment into powder as they were mixed in, though, we tried freezing them after crushing and that seemed to work well.

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added about 7 years ago

Thanks for the tip! Sounds like this is what I'll be playing with tomorrow.

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added about 7 years ago

This sounds delightful!

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added about 7 years ago

Verdigris: if it turns out delicious, I'll post the recipe!

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added about 7 years ago

Mmmm I would love to try this as well!! What a fun idea!

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added about 7 years ago

I guess I am one of the few who can't stand sweet combined with coffee! But I LOVE toffee.

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added about 7 years ago

I sell a coffee/almond/chocolate brittle that's a big hit (and is stocked by one of our local coffee shops). Just don't crush the coffee beans too fine or you'll end up with a gritty texture. I just do a coarse chop.

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added about 7 years ago

Success! It's delicious. I posted the recipe on my profile if any of you are interested. Thanks for the tips.

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