Black Jack Toffee

4.3/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Makes: 1.35kg (3lb)
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Ready in: 35-40 mins
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Black Jack Toffee



A great sweet treat for those cold bonfire nights.


  • 350g (12oz) butter or margarine
  • 225g (8oz) black treacle
  • 450g (1lb) dark brown sugar
  • 397g can Carnation Condensed Milk

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  1. Grease a 23 x 30.5cm (9 x 12 inch) baking tin
  2. Melt the butter in a non-stick pan. Add the treacle, sugar and milk.
  3. Bring slowly to the boil and simmer for 35-40 minutes, stirring constantly to a temperature of 132°C (270°F), using a sugar thermometer.
  4. Pour into the tin. Chill until set, turn out and break into pieces using a rolling pin or hammer.