Fleur De Sel Caramel Recipe: The Perfect DIY Foodie Gift

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Who doesn’t love a homemade caramel and the addition of fleur de sel is almost too much for the taste buds to handle. This fleur de sel caramel recipe is a show stopper that adds DIY flare to your holiday gift giving repertoire.

This is the perfect recipe to make either as a holiday gift or a hostess gift for a holiday party.

Fleur De Sel Caramel Recipe

Servings: Makes about 125 one-inch pieces

Ingredients

1 3/4 cup sugar
1 can evaporated milk
3/4 cup organic heavy cream
3/4 cup molasses
2 tbsp local or organic butter
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tbsp Fleur de Sel
Oil

Method

1. Bring sugar, evaporated milk, and heavy cream to a boil over medium heat. Add corn syrup and cook until mixture reaches 230 degrees F (using a candy thermometer).

2. Add in butter and vanilla. Make sure you use real vanilla extract here, it makes a big difference. Continue cooking until mixture reaches 240 degrees F.

3. Remove from heat and stir in salt. Carefully pour into a lightly oiled 9 x 13 baking dish.

4. Cool for at least an hour. Invert onto a cutting board and slice into 1-inch pieces.

5. Wrap each piece in parchment paper, securing the ends with twists.

Recipe: Oprah

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Image: Accidental Hendonist 

 This article was updated December 18, 2013.

Sara Novak
Sara Novak

Sara Novak is an independent journalist who reports on health, science, yoga, and travel. She was a writer for Discovery Communications from 2006-2013 and her work has been featured on Discovery Health, Popular Science, TLC, Animal Planet, What to Expect, TreeHugger, and many more. She’s also a certified yoga teacher. When she's not churning away on her laptop, she can be found atop her yoga mat or walking the beach with her husband, baby boy, and two lovable cocker spaniels.