Have you ever wanted to make caramels, but always come across difficult recipes including a thermometer and many hours of boiling? Search no further! These are the easiest caramels you can ever make. I had never made caramels before I tried this recipe, and it was very successful ! It`s practically fool proof! I would really recommend that you sprinkle with sea salt as it raises the caramels unto an entirely different level. These are gourmet-tasty caramels that will melt on your tongue, and bring a bright smile on every face that tries one!
They`re also very budget-friendly christmas treats! It cost me maximum 12$, which means each caramel only cost me 9 cents. And considering I live in Norway which is one of the most expensive countries in the world, the rest of you can probably make these at a much lower cost! 🙂
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar syrup
2 1/5 stick of butter
1 cup sweet condensed milk
Mix everything except the sea salt, in a big saucepan on medium heat, so everything melts together.
Stir a lot. Bring it to a boil.
This is when you turn on a timer and let it boil for 6-8 minutes. After 6-8 minutes it should look like this: Remember to stir all the time! Pour it into a pan and sprinkle sea salt.
When it has cooled off, put it into the fridge over night. Next day you take it out of the fridge a couple of hours before you start cutting it into smaller pieces, this way the caramel get just the right temperature for cellophane wrapping.
Cut up small pieces of cellophane. I used a cellophane with snow print, which I thought was a pretty nice touch! Then fold the cellophane around each piece of caramel and squish it tightly so that the cellophane sticks. then twist each side. et voilà!
and repeat 128 times (that`s how many I got!)
I`ll be posting the recipe later, so be sure to keep updated!
It was quiet in here yesterday, because I was busy in the kitchen, baking two different kinds of portion bread and then making bounty bars. When it was all done I was a bit tired, and realized I hadn`t eaten anything since breakfast. I know, it`s not good for me. It`s just that when I get into baking-mood, I entirely forget to eat. So after being a busybee in the kitchen for 6 hours, and finally having got some dinner, I collapsed on the couch and stayed there all night.
I`ve also been quite busy in the kitchen today as well, I made caramels, for the first time ever, sprinkled with sea salt (!!!) and wheat tortillas. But all this means for you is that I now have 5 new recipes to share with you;
Homemade Bounty Bars
Triangle Bread with Pumpkin seeds
Caramel with Sea Salt
This christmas I`m making homemade treats like caramels, burnt almonds (caramelized almonds) and bounty bars, to give to my BF`s parents and sister. At the moment, I`m sitting restless on the couch waiting for the coconutmass to cool down and get just the right texture in order to be shaped into small bars. I hope they will look something like the picture above, only not as white, since I used demerara sugar. If everything goes as it should, I`ll add pictures and recipe tomorrow and let you know how it went!