Caramel

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Ethnicity
American  
Base Type
Sugar  
Course
Candy  
Preparation Time
0 Minutes  
Difficulty
Intermediate  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
From Jody Filpus, very good!  
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Last Modified
2014-12-16  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
2 c
sugar, granulated

1 c
(2 sticks) butter

1 3/4 c
white corn syrup

1 pt
heavy cream

1 1/2 T
vanilla extract


Directions
In heavy pan, mix sugar butter and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat until almost boiling stirring continuously.

Stir in whipping cream.  Turn heat down to medium-low, and continue cooking until mixture reaches 245 degrees on candy thermometer (do not exceed) This will take about 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.

When it reaches 245, stir in 1 1/2 T vanilla and pour into buttered 9 x 13 pan. Cool completely before cutting.

OPTIONAL:
Dunk in chocolate or Dark chocolate.
Add sea salt (either in Caramel or on top of chocolate)
Use to make turtles