Chocolate Caramels
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Serves: 1 lb.
Creamy Chocolate Caramels with a touch of sea salt.
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, broken into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • coarse salt - optional
  1. Line a 8 x 8 baking pan with foil. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Rub the foil lightly with butter. Set aside.
  2. Add sugar, corn syrup and chocolate to a heavy pan. Cook over medium heat until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Add 3/4 cup of the whipping cream to the mixture. Cook until it reached 234 degrees, stirring continuously. Add remaining whipping cream and cook until the mixture reaches 248 degrees, stirring the entire time.
  3. Immediately pour the caramel into the prepared pan. Sprinkle with coarse salt if desired. Let mixture cool overnight before cutting into 1 inch squares. Wrap caramels in wax paper squares if desired. Store in an airtight container.
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