You are here: Home » Recipes » Inexpensive milk carmels Inexpensive milk carmels Recipe by shhaydn Yield 100 pieces PrintEmail Ingredients 2 cups sugar1 cup light corn syrup3 cups milk or whipping cream1/4 cup butter1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla Instructions Heat sugars and syrup in 1 cup of the milk, stirring until dissolved. Then cook, stirring frequently, to 246-248 or the firm ball stage. Slowly add the 2nd cup of milk and repeat the process. Be careful, as it will boil up. Add the final cup of milk,the butter and salt and cook to 246 or 248 or until a ball tested in cold water is the firmness desired in the finished caramel. Remove from heat add vanilla and pour at once into a buttered 14x 10 pan. mark in squares when cool.