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Cream Caramels Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paula Breid
Added: Thursday, March 2, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c sugar
2 c light corn syrup
1/2 c butter
1 pt heavy whipping cream
Pinch salt
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c finely chopped nuts (opt)

Directions:
Directions:
In large heavy saucepan mix sugar, corn syrup, butter, and salt. Bring slowly to a boil (over low-medium heat), stirring frequently. Add cream slowly so mixture does not stop boiling. Cook, stirring frequently until mixture reaches 237 on a candy thermometer, OR until it forms a firm ball when dropped into cold water. Remove from heat; add vanilla, and nuts (opt). Pour into buttered 8x8 pan. Cool, cut, and wrap into waxed paper or special candy wrappers that you can buy. Keep cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Depends on how large or small you cut them.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
About 1 1/2 -2 hours. You need to boil very slowly.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The real, old-fashioned caramels - my great-grandmother's recipe. If you quit boiling before it gets to the firm ball stage, it makes a very good caramel sauce.

 

 

 

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