Caramels Recipe | Yummly
7Ingredients
50Minutes
270Calories
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Description

Werthers step aside, with this recipe for Caramels you can make your own buttery caramel candies at home. Made with a mixture of heavy cream, butter, sugar, and corn syrup, these caramels are flavored with just a splash of vanilla extract and a pinch of salt. Refrigerate the caramel candy in a rectangular pan overnight and sliced with a greased knife the next day. Individually wrap the caramel candies in parchment paper and enjoy their smooth caramel flavor whenever you want!

Ingredients

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  • vegetable oil
  • 500 milliliters heavy cream
  • 400 grams superfine sugar
  • 60 grams butter
  • 300 milliliters corn syrup (or molasses)
  • salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
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    Directions

    1. Grease a 20 by 35 centimeter baking dish with oil. Line with lightly oiled parchment paper
    2. In a high-sided saucepan, add the heavy cream, sugar, butter, and liquid glucose on high heat. Once it comes to the boil, lower the heat to medium high.
    3. Using a candy thermometer, remove from heat once the temperature reaches 120 degrees Celsius.
    4. Quickly stir in the vanilla and a pinch of salt. Mix well and pour into the baking dish. Smooth out the top and refrigerate overnight.
    5. The next day, turn the pan upside down to release the caramels and peel off the parchment paper. Using a knife lightly greased with a paper towel dipped in oil or butter, cut into 2-centimeter squares and wrap them in parchment paper.
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    NutritionView More

    270Calories
    Sodium4% DV100mg
    Fat23% DV15g
    Protein2% DV<1g
    Carbs12% DV37g
    Calories270Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat15g23%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol50mg17%
    Sodium100mg4%
    Potassium35mg1%
    Protein<1g2%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate37g12%
    Dietary Fiber
    Sugars25g50%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium2%
    Iron

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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