Salted Caramel

Salted Caramel

Salted Caramel is currently one of the hottest dessert flavors. Now you can make your own!

Yield:
Servings
Author: Nicole Kaplan
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time:
Total time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups cream
  • 1/2 cup glucose or light corn syrup
  • 1 1/3 tablespoons jivara lactee chocolate or bittersweet dark chocolate
  • 1/3 cup Butter unsalted
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped

Instructions

  1. Place the sugar in a saucepan over medium-high heat until the sugar caramelizes into a dark caramel color.
  2. Once the sugar turns into a caramelized state de-glaze with the cream and glucose until fluid again and bring this mixture to 220°F.
  3. Remove from heat and allow the temperature of the mixture to drop to approximately 175°F.
  4. Once the mixture has cooled down, add the chocolate to the caramel mixture.
  5. Let the caramel mixture cool down to approximately 95°F and then mix in the butter and vanilla bean with an immersion blender.
  6. Place the caramel mixture in the refrigerator to cool or you can prepare this mixture the day before to allow time to cool to room temperature.
  7.  Pour caramel mixture onto a sheet pan and spread out with a spatula.
  8. Freeze approximately 2 hours or until the caramel has set. Break or cut in to pieces to serve.