Pain d’Amande

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter cubed 1/2 cup plus 3 tbsp coarse crystal golden sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 tbsp water 1 cup plus 3 tbsp flour 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup sliced almonds Melt the butter in a medium-sized saucepan over low heat with the sugar, cinnamon, and water. Stir until the…

Almond Espresso Toffee

Ingredients: 8 ounces (2 sticks) butter, cut into 1 inch pieces 2 tablespoons corn syrup 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) cold water 10 ounces (about 1 1/2 cups) granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon espresso powder 1 teaspoon salt 8 ounces dark chocolate, tempered 6 ounces toasted almonds, finely chopped (about 1 cup)…