British Recipes > Everton Toffee

How to make Everton toffee:
A classic, famous toffee recipe from Liverpool. See Cooking with Sugar for information on the tricky process of boiling sugar.


8 tablespoons butter
8 tablespoons sugar
8 tablespoons golden syrup or treacle
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Put butter into a strong saucepan and heat.
- When melted, stir in the sugar and syrup.
- Boil steadily, without stirring, until the mixture reaches the hard crack stage when tested in cold water.
- Pour into a tin greased with margarine or oil and when set cut into pieces.
- This type of toffee is better wrapped in small pieces of greaseproof paper.