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soft chocolate caramels

Ingredients For soft chocolate caramels

  • 1/2 lb
  • 9 oz
    heavy cream
  • 2 oz
    cocoa powder
  • 1.25 oz

How To Make soft chocolate caramels

  • 1
    Cook together in a copper pan (or a pan not lined with tin) until the mixture reaches the \'ball\' stage.
  • 2
    To test the stage of the cooking by finger, dip the thumb and index finger into cold water, then into the mixture, bringing the 2 fingers together and dipping them again into water.
  • 3
    This should be done quickly to avoid burning.
  • 4
    The mixture forms a small ball that can be rolled with the tip of the fingers.
  • 5
    Or use a candy thermometer measuring the soft ball stage of 240 degrees.
  • 6
    Pour this cooked sugar onto an oiled marble slab, keeping it at an even thickness of 2/3 inch, using 4 oiled rulers to make a framework.
  • 7
    Let cool and cut.

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