Kiri Aluwa – Sri Lankan Milk Toffee

Kiri Aluwa - Sri Lankan Milk Toffee
This Sri Lankan toffee has a soft bite, screams of caramelised milk to tantalise your taste-buds, and gives you the crunch of cashew nuts in every bite. Simply delicious!
Cuisine: Sri Lankan
Recipe type: Confectionery
Serves: 12
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  • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  • 1 x 395 g can sweetened condensed milk
  • 30 g unsalted butter, chopped
  • 2 cardamom pods (seeds crushed)
  • 50 g unsalted cashews, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Place ½ cup water and the caster sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir until sugar dissolves, then stir in the condensed milk and butter.
  2. Cook, stirring, for 15 minutes or until the mixture is light golden and comes away from the side of the pan.
  3. Stir in crushed cardamom, nuts and vanilla extract. Cool, then spread evenly into a greased and lined small loaf pan. (You can smooth the top with an oiled spatula)
  4. Using a knife, score top of mixture into 12 squares and set aside for 1 hour or until firm. Cut into 12 squares. Store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 2002 Fat: 65g Saturated fat: 31g Unsaturated fat: 30g Trans fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 345g Sugar: 330g Sodium: 265mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 24g Cholesterol: 132mg
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