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sponge toffee?

my grand dad used to make it every halloween 'its made with molasses and baking soda'

can't find the recipe anywhere does anyone have it to share with me thanks

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Here it is:

    Old Fashioned Sponge Toffee

    A Crispy Crunchy Treat Everyone Will Love!

    3/4 cup Corn Syrup

    3/4 cup white sugar

    4 tsp. baking soda

    Combine the corn syrup and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring often. When the mixture thickens substantially, drop a ball into a glass of cool water. It should turn into a thread of candy and become very brittle.

    At this point, add the pre-measured baking soda and stir the still-boiling mixture rapidly. The mixture will rise so you have to have this in a deep saucepan and keep stirring it.

    When the color turns a really nice golden brown and is hard to stir, pour it into a buttered pie plate or bar pan. Let settle and cool until hard.

    Preparation Time: 30 minutes

  • Kat H
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Found this on

    Maple Sponge Candy

    SUBMITTED BY: rhonda

    "This candy is like the kind that people refer to as seafoam candy. It's crunchy and has a sugary-maple flavor. Just TRY to have only one piece!"

    Original recipe yield: 0.5 pound

    SERVINGS About scaling and conversions


    1 cup maple flavored syrup

    1/2 cup white sugar

    2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar

    2 teaspoons baking soda


    Butter a 9x9 inch pan and set aside.

    In a heavy 2 quart saucepan, combine the syrup, sugar and vinegar. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves. Continue cooking without stirring until a candy thermometer reads 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

    Remove from heat and quickly stir in the soda; mix well. I

    Immediately pour candy into prepared pan, Do not spread. Cool and break into pieces.

  • 1 decade ago


    1 c. white sugar

    1 c. corn syrup

    1 tbsp. white vinegar

    1 tbsp. baking soda

    Combine sugar, corn syrup, and vinegar. Heat on medium until low boil stage. Boil to 300 degrees (hard crack stage on candy thermometer). Remove from heat. Add baking soda. Stir immediately. Pour into buttered 9 x 9 inch pan. Cool, break into pieces

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