How to Make Caramel Hard Candies

by Kim Kramer

Supplies

  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • ¼ Cups Butter
  • ⅝ Cups Corn syrup
  • 1 Cup Heavy cream
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Here are all of the ingredients!

    Step 2

    Butter the bottom and sides of a 9 inch glass dish

    Step 3

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

    Step 4

    Mix all ingredients together until boiling

    Step 5

    Once boiling add the cream slowly

    Step 6

    Step 7

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

    Step 8

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

    Step 9

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

    Step 10

    This is after another 5 minutes

    Step 11

    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**

    Step 12

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

    Step 13

    Enjoy!