One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘vanilla ice cream topped with cinder toffee’another term for honeycomb (sense 3 of the noun)
- ‘You need three different types of sugar (sucrose, fructose and glucose) to interfere with crystal formation when making good cinder toffee.’
- ‘The current favourite among customers is traditional vanilla, followed by hoky poky - a mix of vanilla and cinder toffee.’
- ‘The biscuit is decorated with plenty of cinder toffee and chocolate chips.’
- ‘The book tells you everything you need to know about making sweeties both trad - cinder toffee, rose and violet creams, coconut ice - and really rather modern - spiced cashew chunks, chilli and lime shards.’
- ‘The inviting assortment of goodies include acid drops, sherbet lemons, sherbet pips, coconut mushrooms, cinder toffee, Yorkshire mixtures, liquorice sticks, and lollies of all flavours under the sun.’
- ‘It's autumn, the time of year when we get a wistful yearning for cinder toffee.’
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