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National Caramel Month: How to Make Cream Caramels

National Caramel Month has finally arrived in the month of October.

creamCaramel is simply created by combining sugar with a liquid and boiling it until it thickens suitably.

Another way to create a richer caramel is to combine the water and sugar as above, but adding butter, heavy cream & vanilla extract.

A lovely recipe for Cream Caramels that follows.

How to Make Cream Caramels:

Around Halloween is a perfect time of year to make candies from scratch at home…

These caramel creams are fabulous to share, but they may be all eaten by then. 😉

Type: Sweets Recipe

Serve with: a smile
Prep Time: 8 min
Cook Time: ~ 45 min
measuring cup - shop.cookingwithkimberly.comCool Time: 30 min
Serves: 68 pieces

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups dark corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter – cubed chunks
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream

Instructions:

  1. In a heavy saucepan with cover, combine sugar, dark corn syrup, unsalted butter and heavy cream.
  2. Stir over low heat until all sugar dissolves. Wash any crystals on sides with brush.
  3. Put candy thermometer in pot and cook mixture on medium heat. Stir until it boils.
  4. Wash any crystals on sides with brush.
  5. Cook to 246 degrees F – firm ball stage. This will take about 30 min.
  6. Remove from heat & add heavy cream. * Tip: Don’t worry, it will bubble a lot – this is normal.
  7. Return to heat and bring back to 247 degrees F.
  8. To set, pour into 9 x 9 inch greased pan.
  9. When cooling, mark caramel pieces into 68 pieces or so with oiled, sharp knife.
  10. When totally cooled, remove little squares from pan.
  11. Wrap squares individually in wax paper.
  12. Store in dry, covered container.

Chewy, buttery and sweet…National Caramel Month is going to be a good one.

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