Definition of toffee
: candy of brittle but tender texture made by boiling sugar and butter together
Recent Examples of toffee from the Web
Cree celebrated the launch with a pop-up ice cream shop at Publican Quality Meats where friends scooped a dozen flavors from the book, including Ricky's pretzel coffee toffee, salted creme fraiche caramel and chocolate peanut butter brownie crunch.
Notes of toffee, burnt caramel and a trace of bitter molasses add a welcome depth and complexity to the lovely deep brown ale atop notes of slight nuttiness and deeply roasted coffee beans.
Founded by Andrew Cooper and Brett Ellis, The Wild Beer Co. has come out with several eclectic flavors, including sake, toffee apples, and mushrooms.
Now, Maev Kennedy reports for The Guardian, archaeologists recently uncovered an expansive network of tunnels and trenches at the camp, where soldiers waged mock battles, burned through cigarettes and snacked on toffee.
Sesame ice cream does appear, though, as a cool foil to the warm toffee medjool date cake.
Sruth is an Irish reference to a river’s stream, and the Sruth Bar is dark chocolate and toffee.
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Origin and Etymology of toffee
alteration of taffy
First Known Use: 1825See Words from the same year
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Definition of toffee for English Language Learners
: a hard, sticky candy made by boiling sugar and butter together
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