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Apple Cider Caramels
Author: Jackie
Apple Cider Caramels
  • 2 cups fresh apple cider , reduced to ¼ cup
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 stick butter (8 tbsp)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
Apple Cider Caramels
  1. In a medium sized saucepan on medium heat, gently boil the cider until it has reduced to about ¼ cup, stirring occasionally.
  2. This process should take around 35-45 minutes.
  3. In a heavy bottomed pot, combine sugar, cream, apple cider reduction, corn syrup and butter. Cook at medium heat until you candy thermometer reaches 250 (hard ball stage) degrees, stirring frequently.
  4. If you do not have a thermometer, go here for other methods.
  5. Once caramel has reached hard ball stage, remove from heat and add vanilla and salt, stir a few more times.
  6. Pour the hot caramel into a lined and oiled 9×13 in pan and allow to cool for 8 hours.
  7. Cut in small squares and wrap in parchment paper.