Soft Candy Caramels

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Total Time
5mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
0 mins

I have listed the yield at 64 pieces sliced at 1-inch squares you may of coarse slice to desired size, you have the option of making the caramels soft or firm by adjusting the cooking time --- you will need a candy thermometer for this.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Line an 8-inch glass square baking pan/dish with foil extending the foil over the edges of the pan.
  2. Generously coat the foil with cooking spray; set aside.
  3. In a heavy 3-quart saucepan melt 1 cup butter over low heat.
  4. Stir in brown sugar, condensed milk, corn syrup and maple syrup; bring to a bowl stirring gently.
  5. Cook over medium heat stirring often until a candy thermometer reaches 235 degrees (or for a firmer caramel cook to 240 degrees F).
  6. As soon ar the temperature reaches 235 or 240 degrees immediately remove from heat, and stir for 1 minute or until the mixture is smooth and no longer bubbling.
  7. Quickly pour the mixture into prepared pan.
  8. Allow to stand for 3 hours or until cool.
  9. Lifting the foil at the edges of the pan remove the caramel square out of the pan.
  10. Using a buttered knife cut into 1-inch squares.
  11. If desired wrap each piece with coloured plastic wrap.