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Help with Caramel Candy Making

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mymeowzer Apr 1, 2012 02:40 PM

I need help figuring out how to make my caramels more stiff and chewy. They tend to be on the softer side. Does too much butter make them soft? Ideally I would like them to have some chew.

Thanks so much!!!

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    silvergirl Apr 1, 2012 06:11 PM

    Cook your sugar to a higher temperature.

    1. Emme Apr 1, 2012 10:25 PM

      what temp are you cooking til? are you using butter and cream, along with sugar/water? mine always set to firm but chewy, but don't know what your methodology is to really advise... (depending you can always add a little golden syrup or corn syrup too...)

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