Caramels are one of the best sweets out there, and making them yourself sometimes seems a little daunting. Luckily, it's actually not as hard as you thought! Also, the fresh ones taste SO much better than the store bought ones so you should totally give these a try!
Adding the sea salt really gives these caramels a delicious flavor, and they would actually be great to make for either parties or even as a gift! Wrap a few up in a cute box and people will be so grateful! Try them out now!
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1/3 cup light corn syrup
- 1 tbsp unsalted butter (plus extra for greasing dish)
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- Sea salt, garnish
Heat a saucepan to a medium heat. Add cream, sugars and corn syrup making sure to stir constantly so the sugars don't burn.
Let them bubble until thick. Continue to boil for about 8 to 10 minutes until the mixture is a deep golden brown.
Add in the vanilla, salt and butter, whisking together until combined, then remove from heat.
Pour into a greased baking dish, then sprinkle sea salt over the top.
Let it cool completely before trying to remove it.
Cut into bit sized pieces and enjoy!
These sweet and chewy treats will really add a personalized touch to any potluck!