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Easiest Salted Caramels - Microwave Recipe
Make soft, chewy caramels from scratch... in the microwave! No stove or candy thermometer needed!
Super Easy Salted Caramels 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk 1/2 tsp vanilla Coarse sea salt or kosher salt Combine the butter, sugars, corn syrup and condensed milk in a large microwave-safe container. Microwave for 4-6 minutes on HIGH, stirring every two minutes. Make in ice cube trays!
Caramel candy recipes, in contrast, cook sugar with milk or butter at lower temperatures. The resultant browning and deepening of flavors is not caramelization, but a related effect known as the Maillard reaction.