Inexpensive milk carmels

  • Yield: 100 pieces


2cups sugar
1cup light corn syrup
3cups milk or whipping cream
1/4cup butter
1/2teaspoon salt
1teaspoon vanilla


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.