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ˈtɔ fi, ˈtɒf itof·fee

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brittle, toffee, toffynoun

    caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets


  1. toffeenoun

    a type of confectionery made by boiling sugar (or treacle, etc) with butter or milk, then cooling the mixture so that it becomes hard

  2. toffeenoun

    a small, individual piece of toffee

    a box of toffees

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toffeenoun

    alt. of Toffy


  1. Toffee

    Toffee is a confection made by caramelizing sugar or molasses along with butter, and occasionally flour. The mixture is heated until its temperature reaches the hard crack stage of 300 to 310 °F. While being prepared, toffee is sometimes mixed with nuts or raisins. The process of making toffee requires the boiling of ingredients until the mix is stiff enough to be pulled into a shape which holds and has a glossy surface. The resulting mixture will typically be poured into a shallow tray and allowed to cool to form a sheet. Different mixes, processes, and most importantly, temperatures, will result in different textures and hardnesses, from soft and often sticky to a hard, brittle material. A popular variant in the US is English toffee, which is a very buttery toffee often made with almonds. It is available in both chewy and hard versions. Heath bars are a type of candy made with an English toffee core. Although named English toffee it bears little resemblance to the wide range of confectionery known as toffee currently available in the UK. Another variant is honeycomb toffee, which is an aerated version with bubbles introduced by adding baking soda and vinegar while mixing. These react to form carbon dioxide, which is trapped in the highly viscous mixture. In the UK and Canada, the most well known honeycomb candy is the Crunchie bar. The Australian equivalent is the Violet Crumble bar. In New Zealand, this is called hokey pokey.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Toffee

    Toffy, tof′i, n. a hard-baked sweetmeat, made of sugar and butter.—Also Taff′y. [Ety. unknown.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of toffee in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of toffee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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