noun (plural toffees)
- 1A kind of firm or hard candy that softens when sucked or chewed, made by boiling together sugar and butter, often with other ingredients or flavorings added.More example sentences
- Generations of Scots have been weaned on the snack, which is actually a stack of wafers sandwiched together with toffee and coated in chocolate.
- My one true passion at the time was to devour anything with abnormally large amounts of sugar, chocolate or toffee.
- Refrigerate until the toffee is firm, about one hour.
- 1.1A small shaped piece of toffee candy.More example sentences
- You can find it in sodas, candies, toffees, even ice cream and chewing gum, but don't expect to get much of a dose.
- Following recent takeovers, it has now extended its range to include wine gums, fruit pastilles, jelly beans and traditional boiled sweets, toffees and fudge.
- She leads me into Chinese sweet shops where, alongside usual offerings of chocolates and toffees, there are buckets of candied dried shrimps and sugared squid.
early 19th century: alteration of taffy.
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