Makes about 20 pieces
Preparation time 15 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
1 Melt the butter, add brown sugar and bring to the boil. Add white sugar, syrup, cream and salt. Cook until the mixture reaches the softball stage.
2 Allow to cool until lukewarm, then add vanilla essence and nuts, and beat with a wooden spoon until thick and glossy. Pour into a greased tin and leave to set for at least two hours.
Text and image: Ideas magazine