Surprise someone special with a homemade batch of delicious caramels from candy historian Beth Kimmerle. Get the Valentine's Day Candy Packaging How-To

The Martha Stewart Show, February 2010, The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 5090

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 81 caramels
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line bottom and sides of a 9-inch square pan with parchment paper; set aside.

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  • Melt butter in a medium heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat. Add honey, cream, and sugar; stir to combine. Cook, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil.

  • Continue boiling, stirring frequently, until mixture reaches 250 degrees on a candy thermometer, 45 to 60 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla; pour into prepared pan. Let cool for 1 hour; sprinkle with sea salt. Let cool completely, overnight.

  • Turn caramels out onto a cutting board; remove parchment paper. Using a sharp knife, cut caramels into 1-inch squares; wrap each in wax paper. Caramels will keep in an airtight container, refrigerated, for up to 1 month. Caramels will soften at room temperature or stay firm if kept chilled.

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Reviews (6)

6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
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Rating: Unrated
02/19/2010
You can get the Meyenberg goat butter at Whole Foods and on amazon.com. I think you may also be able to order from the company's website as well!
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02/19/2010
You can get the Meyenberg goat butter at Whole Foods and on amazon.com. I think you may also be able to order from the company's website as well!
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02/16/2010
I added a touch of cinnamon to mine. My next batch I'm going to use infused honey, maybe rose petal or lavender honey.
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02/14/2010
I found goat butter at Wholefoods
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02/13/2010
Can I substitute with cow butter?
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02/13/2010
Where do you find goat milk butter?
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