Honeycomb is a light, airy sweet made from sugar, golden syrup and bicarbonate of soda. ... In contrast, cinder toffee has a deep flavour and colour with a hard biting, sweet and aerated centre.
Where did cinder toffee originate?
The Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette' for Saturday 28 July 1951 (p2) says that "Cinder toffee [is] said to come from Prudhoe", and it does seem to be the case that most early receipts are from North Eastern England or Southern Scotland. The chocolate-coated 'Crunchie Bar' was launched in 1929 by J. S.