How to make caramel from sugar


Caramel is a well-known delicacy. Caramel make toffee, candy, decoration for confectionery. BUT How to cook the caramel at home?

A simple recipe for making caramel sugar


  1. Water - 125 ml
  2. Sugar - 500 g


Put all the ingredients in the pan. We put it on medium heat and wait for the moment until the sugar dissolves partially. We start stirring the liquid with a wooden spoon until the caramel darkens to the desired color. But keep in mind that the darker the caramel color will be, the more bitterness will be in her taste. After all, burnt sugar gives a rich brown color. Besides, the darker the color of caramel, the less sweet it is and can burn to the pan. Therefore, if you do not want to get bitter caramel, make it as light as possible.

Creamy Caramel Recipe

Creamy caramel - no less familiar to us all a treat. Such candies as “Cow”, toffee “Golden Key” and “Kis-kis” are made from creamy caramel.


  1. Sugar - 200 g
  2. Milk - 50 ml
  3. Butter - 100 g
  4. Honey - 2 tbsp. l
  5. Vanilla sugar - 2 packs


Very carefully, heat the sugar over low heat until melted, then add the milk. Boil the mixture for ten minutes, stirring all the time with a wooden spoon. After this time, add butter, honey and vanilla sugar to the saucepan. We continue to cook caramel until it thickens. Put the finished mass on a sheet of parchment paper, wait until it hardens a bit, and cut into small pieces - candy.

How to cook caramel "cockerel on a stick"?

"Cock" - from childhood, familiar to us caramel on a stick, the grandfather of the currently famous chupa-chups. Is it possible to cook the "Cock" on a stick at home? Of course!


  1. Water - 100 g
  2. Sugar - 300 g
  3. Food color (if you want to get color "Cock")


Put all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer until sugar is completely dissolved. After the sugar has dissolved, continue to simmer for about ten minutes. But, in any case, do not bring the caramel to a golden, and even more brown. It should remain transparent.

After the caramel is ready, we remove it from the heat and pour it into a special form. As sticks, you can use cut straws for a cocktail. The form in which we pour the caramel, pre-lubricate with vegetable oil. We pour the caramel into the form in the cold until it solidifies.

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As you can see, there are lots of options. make sugar caramel at home. It's all about your taste!

Good luck to cooking caramel and enjoy your meal!

Especially for Vitalina