Probably one of the most unique Toffees in the world, Honeycomb Toffee is delightfully crisp and light. Believed to have been invented in the 1940s, however it’s origin and original recipe is unknown. This mysterious sweet is a real treat if you can master the skill to make it properly.


– Butter
– 200g caster sugar
– 5 tbsp golden syrup
– 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda


Rub butter around a square tin, to make it non-stick.

Pour the caster sugar and golden syrup in a deep saucepan and stir over low heat until melted.

Try not to let the mixture bubble, it will create an uneven texture.

Once melted, turn up the heat and simmer until you have golden-brown coloured caramel.

Then, turn off the hear, and tip in the bicarbonate of soda.

Beat in with a wooden spoon until combined totally, and the mixture is foaming.

Quickly, scrape into the tin and leave up to 2 hours maximum.

Later, the honeycomb toffee to crumble or snap into chunks.