Toffee squares
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Toffee squares

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 18
Author CASA Veneracion

Ingredients

For the caramel filling

For the crust and topping

  • 125 grams butter softened to room temperature
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 and 1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375F.
  • In a thick-bottomed pan, mix all the ingredients for the caramel filling until the sugar dissolves. Set over medium heat and bring to the boil.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened (takes about ten minutes). Set aside.
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  • Make the crust and topping.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar.
  • Add the flour, baking powder and coffee granules. Mix until blended. The mixture will have the appearance of pea-sized crumbs.
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  • Take two thirds of the mixture and press onto the bottom of a 7" x 11" pan.
  • Pour the caramel filling over the crust.
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  • Level off the caramel with the back of a spoon or an offset spatula.
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  • Sprinkle the remaining third of the crumbs over the caramel.
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  • Tilt the pan to distribute the crumbs evenly so that the entire surface is covered.
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  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
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  • Cool in the pan for about 40 minutes. Cut into squares while still warm.