Birthday Cake Caramels

READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 6-12
YIELD: 12 Pieces




  • Combine butter and cream in a heat safe container.
  • Combine water, corn syrup, sugar and salt in a small saucepan. Stir gently to wet the sugar.
  • Heat the sugar syrup until boiling, without stirring.
  • Once boiling, cover the pot with a lid and let cook for 1 minute.
  • Remove the lid. Using a candy thermometer, cook the sugar until it hits 315°F.
  • Slowly whisk the cream and butter mixture into the caramel.
  • Cook until the temperature hits 235°F The caramel will still be pale at this point.
  • Add the cake crumbs and mix-ins. Stir.
  • Pour into molds or loaf pan and refrigerate until cool.
  • Slice into 1/2 inch squares when cool. Caramels can also be sliced larger or smaller, as desired. Caramels can be dipped in chocolate at this point if you'd like.