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Apr 8, 2012 02:26 PM

Salted Caramels.....I want these now!!

I just finished an amazing Easter Treat....first time for me..never had these 'Salty Caramels' I the last one in the city to eat these? A friend made some of them....said they were hell on wheels to 'wrap' (she did about 200) and she's never going to do it again! WHERE can I buy some?

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  1. Were the ones you had covered in chocolate or not? My absolute favourite salted caramels, ever, are the fleur de sel caramels from Soma. Amazing caramel covered in chocolate and sprinkled with fleur de sel. Addictive.

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    1. re: TorontoJo

      No, they were plain....I could try the ones at Soma, but only as a second choice..thanks.

      1. re: pearlD

        Not what you're looking for, but I find a spoonful of dulce de leche with some coarse salt sprinkled on it hits the spot when I have that craving. ;)

          1. re: pearlD

            Hagen Daaz Dulce de Leche ice cream is also good with a sprinkle of Fleur De Sel!

      2. re: TorontoJo

        Those are easily my favorite truffles in the city. I believe Splendido turned me on to them years and years ago! I've been an addict ever since. Sometimes I just get a whole box of those - nothing else. Also, somewhat surprisingly, Barque also makes a very good salted chocolate caramel truffle (although I'm not certain if they make them in house). A little on the messy side, but definitely an adequate substitution, and close 2nd, for certain.

        Lastly, TJ, have you been to Odilei chocolate on Dundas, near Por&Co? They have some great fair trade truffles (although, easily as expensive as the 'big guys',) but very high quality.

        1. re: justxpete

          Yeah, I rarely stray outside of the fleur de sel chocolates at Soma. Haven't tried Odilei, will keep an eye out next time I'm in the area.

        1. re: Otonabee

          Ooh, 2nd Grant St. They are delicious.

          1. re: TorontoJo

            Third. We buy the packages at the Brickworks market, sprinkle the salt on ourselves, slice and enjoy. Mmmm.

            1. re: peppermint pate

              Oh, I always wondered about that option -- does the salt stick to the caramel alright?

              1. re: TorontoJo

                Yup - no problem. Saves a bit of money, and it's kinda fun, to do it this way.

                1. re: peppermint pate

                  peppermint pate....what a good idea and Brickworks Market is quite close to us so it's a terrific suggestion and dare I say...'a done deal'! many thanks...

                  1. re: pearlD

                    Excellent! Please post back to let us know if they hit the spot.

        2. If you are ever in Union Station there is a "Purdy's" in the basement. It is a west coast chain and they make the most amazing salted caramels in both milk and dark. I am a dark chocolate fan but actually prefer their milk chocolate salted caramels. They are truly incredible!

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          1. re: Baelsette

            They have a Purdy's in Fairview Mall and I've had their salted caramels. Delicious.

            1. re: Helen

              Dlish cupcakes has amazing salted caramel cupcakes. I bought a dozen mixed and ate that one first.. yes the rest were really good this one set the bar very high.

          2. Costco did have Kirkland brand milk chocolate salted caramels a few months ago. Not sure if they still do. It was probably seasonal.

            1. If you want to try making them, here's a recipe....wondering if you can just skip the chocolate steps.