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Kid-Friendly Recipe: Sweet Power-Packed, Nutritious Toffee Recipe


What's a nutritious healthy candy for kids? Toffees and nutritious? Well, candies can be healthy too. Or let's say it the other way - toffees can pack a punch with healthy ingredients.

healthy candy

Are you still wondering how?
Well, what I am going to share with you today is a power-packed sweet that seconds as a nutritious toffee for kids.

What makes this kid-friendly sweet healthy?
Let's do a recap on this.
healthy toffee recipe

low sugar candy

If you are wondering how to make oatmeal delicious and serve it to your kids, then this recipe is for you.
If you struggle to include healthy ingredients in kid's meals, then here is the trick to do so.
If kids reject healthy food, make this delicious healthy candy and they would happily finish these off soon.

This is a dry fruit fudge recipe that was transformed into a healthy toffee project.

This nutritious toffee recipe is packed with:


  • fiber-rich oats (yes, I have introduced oatmeal in this toffee as well - have talked in length about the benefits of oats for kids and adults alike)
  • power-packed healthy nuts, including almonds, sesame seeds, and walnuts that add flavor and nutty taste to these toffees
  • nutritional and heart-healthy rice flakes, fox nuts, cornflakes, and puffed rice
  • jaggery, which makes it a no sugar sweet for kids
  • little amount of ghee -  little is never too much for growing kids
  • flavorful cardamom 
So you can see this kid-friendly recipe uses no artificial sweeteners, no preservatives, no flavoring agents. Every single ingredient of thus healthy candy speaks for itself and its health benefits. 

So let's see how we have made this nutritious and healthy no sweet toffee.
dry fruit fudge

power packed kid friendly fudge


Ingredients

1/2 cup- oats
1/2 cup- almond powder
1/4cup-sesame seeds (til)
3 tbsp- walnut powder or 4 walnuts
1/4 cup- fox nuts (makhana)
1/4 cup- poha (beaten rice/rice flakes)
1/4 cup- murmura (puffed rice)
1/4 cup- cornflakes (optional)
1 cup- jaggery powder (I have taken 5 medium pieces of gur)
1 tbsp- ghee (clarified butter)
3 tsp-water enough to just soak the jaggery (be careful with this proportion)
pinch of salt or 1/4 tsp apple cider vinegar (or vinegar/lime juice) - vinegar /lime juice is optional..I added just to balance the sweetness of jaggery

homemade toffee recipe

How to make toffee sauce: a heart healthy candy

Dry roast oats, poha, and murmura. Keep aside for cooling.
Dry roast almonds, walnuts, and fox nuts.
Grind nuts to powder. Then grind oats, poha, and murmura.
Mix everything.
Heat ghee in a pan. Drop in jaggery pieces or powder. Keep the flame at low.
Watch the jaggery melt. Add vinegar/salt/lime juice.
Then add water and mix quickly. You have to be careful with water. In fact, it is the water consistency that will decide whether you get a power-packed toffee or fudge. The water should be little less than what you normally add for burfi.This will determine that the fudge turns hard like a toffee.
Keep stirring until the mixture turns thick.
Immediately turn off the flame and pour into the pan all the dry powders.
Keep stirring and turn on the flame ..keep it low again.. Stir until the mixture combines into a ball or gathers at the center.
Quickly drop this mixture on an aluminum foil. Allow it to cool down. You may press it with a spatula when it is hot to make burfi/fudge or wait for 6-7 hours and then turn it into toffees.

Give shapes as per your wish and serve this nutritious oatmeal toffee to your kids. Trust me, they won't reject these yummy twisters!

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