The Best Homemade Caramels Recipe

These Homemade Caramels will absolutely melt in your mouth! Incredible from scratch recipe for Homemade Caramel made with heavy cream and butter.

Servings: 40


2 cup white sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1 cup evaporated milk
1 pint 2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup butter
1 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. In a medium size pot, combine everything except the vanilla.
  2. Monitor the heat of the mixture with a candy thermometer while stirring occasionally.
  3. When the thermometer reaches 245 degrees {240 degrees is also called soft ball stage, I like to cook mine to 245 degrees}, remove pot from heat.
  4. Stir in vanilla.
  5. Transfer mixture to a greased 12×15 pan and let the mixture cool completely.
  6. When cooled cut the caramel into small squares and wrap them in wax paper for storage.
  • High Elevation: Cook caramel to 10 degrees less!!
  • If you live above 4,000 feet, you’ll need to cook it to just 235 degrees F for it to be the perfect consistency.

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