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How to make caramel hard candies

Make Caramel Hard Candies

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Here are all of the ingredients!

Here are all of the ingredients!

Butter the bottom and sides of a 9 inch glass dish

Butter the bottom and sides of a 9 inch glass dish

Add all ingredients except for the cream into a saucepan and turn the fire to medium

Add all ingredients except for the cream into a saucepan and turn the fire to medium

Mix all ingredients together until boiling

Mix all ingredients together until boiling

Once boiling add the cream slowly

Once boiling add the cream slowly

Here is all of the cream mixed in now the mixture needs to boil.  Mix frequently

Here is all of the cream mixed in now the mixture needs to boil. Mix frequently

Once boiling get a candy thermometer and continue boiling until the temperature reaches 425 F

Once boiling get a candy thermometer and continue boiling until the temperature reaches 425 F

After 5 minutes the mixture will darken in color a bit and thicken

After 5 minutes the mixture will darken in color a bit and thicken

This is after another 5 minutes

This is after another 5 minutes

Now the caramel is at 425 F turn the heat off and pour the mixture into the buttered dish. **this is extremely hot, be careful**

Now the caramel is at 425 F turn the heat off and pour the mixture into the buttered dish. **this is extremely hot, be careful**

Smooth out and let sit for two hours.  After cooled, turn dish over and cut caramel into bite sized pieces.

Smooth out and let sit for two hours. After cooled, turn dish over and cut caramel into bite sized pieces.

Enjoy!

  • 2.0c Sugar
  • 0.0c Butter
  • 0.0c Corn syrup
  • 1.0c Heavy cream