How to make Chewy Salted Caramels | Cupcake Jemma

  • Published on Jun 23, 2016
  • There are few things better in this world then getting your pegs into soft, chewy caramel. Here is my're welcome!
    360g double cream
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1 tsp sea salt
    360g golden syrup or liquid glucose
    420g caster sugar
    120g chopped unsalted butter
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  • Jimmy Petersen
    Jimmy Petersen 2 days ago

    Done this caramel recipe so many times, ppl love it... Give it away to store clerks in my fav shops, friends and family... I decided to try it out with a twist this time, so I added 100 g of dark chocolate to the mix, after I added the butter... It's pretty amazing :D

  • SesionesdeMermelada
    SesionesdeMermelada 2 days ago

    First time I've made them... And here are my mistakes: I turned off the fire when I added the cream, instead of just lower it. So, when I realized about this (I've just finished adding the cream at that moment) I turned it back on, but my termometer was now at 110C... :(
    Then, I choosed butter paper instead of foil (I don't like aluminium because of the little pieces of metal I could let into preparations by mistake), but at the moment of pouring in the caramel, the paper wasn't oiled :(... I solved this by oiling a spatula and gently passing the block of caramel into another oiled paper while it was until warm. That came out just fine!! Now I'm waiting to taste the result, but of course I've been tasting it while cooking and it's great flavour. I studied 4 recipes before choosing this one. Thank you Jemma!

  • FreeAware Spiriteyeswideopen

    TY & to think I always thought that it was made with brown suger...Great recipe I'll definitely try it! 😊

  • Etherberg Barrueta
    Etherberg Barrueta 18 days ago

    I loved it!

  • Carmen Figueroa
    Carmen Figueroa 19 days ago

    Tattoos on her arms puts me off yukkkkkk

  • Stella Psaroudaki
    Stella Psaroudaki 26 days ago

    Instead of golden syrup can I use honey?

  • Holly Rose
    Holly Rose 27 days ago

    What is golden syrup? These look amazing!

  • fft2020
    fft2020 Month ago

    your arms look horrible

  • Lal Remruot
    Lal Remruot Month ago


  • 9sunstar9
    9sunstar9 Month ago

    Doesn't the cream make that dulce de leche and not caramel?

  • Marie Sabljak
    Marie Sabljak Month ago +1

    You are amazing Jemma, I just love you recipes.. I will try this one and I know they will love it..!! thanks and keep making videos as my cookbook is almost full.

  • PressPause 2Play
    PressPause 2Play Month ago

    Favor? Can you do CUP measurements when you give measurements because some countries don't use the gram measurements. And maybe don't just give the Celsius temperature but the American metric system as well...It's a fraction of a sec to say BOTH. But it's confusing and tedious to have to keep going to google to decode the European measurements. Just easier to get all the proper temps and measurements needed here in one video. Thx☺️

  • PressPause 2Play
    PressPause 2Play Month ago

    Corn syrup replaces the syrup she's using :)

  • RrR34025
    RrR34025 2 months ago

    WHAT IS YOUR GOLDEN SYRUP ????????????

  • RrR34025
    RrR34025 2 months ago +1

    hey jemma .... how about giving measurements in BOTH EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN ... like cups and teaspons :)

    • PrincessJohn
      PrincessJohn Month ago

      so what exactly is a european measurment? she is british, so the measurment would be european
      but ye are looking for the metric system i guess?

  • Selena Ewart
    Selena Ewart 2 months ago

    Do you use all the things you make in masterclasses in the shop or just throw them away? Or eat???

  • Powiston Pied Pythons
    Powiston Pied Pythons 2 months ago

    The perfect chewiness to rip out all of your fillings.

  • Denisse Herrera
    Denisse Herrera 3 months ago

    I’m trying to follow your recipe however I’m having a hard time because you mentioned grams. And I’m working with millilitres over here. Do you have a recipe that converts grams into cups or millilitres

  • collarmole
    collarmole 3 months ago


  • Kitty Meow
    Kitty Meow 3 months ago

    Thnx looks Yummy can't wait to try;)

  • Marcelo Quiroga
    Marcelo Quiroga 3 months ago +1

    Hello our kitchen goddess haha. Loved this recipe, looks so yummy. I looooooove chewy caramel 🤤😍🍬. Can you please make a video recipe about the golden syrup? Please please?! 🙏🏻

  • tanita risma
    tanita risma 3 months ago +1

    hello jemma, i want to ask a few question
    can chewy salted caramel to be the filling of brownies ? will it melt ?
    in indonesia we dont have golden syrup, what substitute can i use ?

      ZAVELINE 3 months ago

      Honey or corn syrup maybe?

  • Chin Krisbe
    Chin Krisbe 4 months ago

    Liquid glucose means any sugary liquid? Or is it specific? Coz golden syrup costs a fortune in where I live... sobbing

    • Gnuthad
      Gnuthad 4 months ago +1

      @Chin Krisbe Once the syrup has cooled it's very hard to determine the stage to which it was cooked. That said, if you put a teaspoon upright in the syrup that's 10cm (4") deep, how fast does it fall to the bottom of the container? Liquid glucose is very thick so it will take a fair time (10+ seconds) for the spoon to sink to the bottom. Golden Syrup is much thinner and so it will take only a second or two to touch the bottom.

    • Chin Krisbe
      Chin Krisbe 4 months ago

      Thank you. I have a bottle of homemade syrup at home already. Can I check that what stage it is in now that the syrup is at room temperature?

    • Gnuthad
      Gnuthad 4 months ago +1

      @Chin Krisbe You can do it without any water but you have to be far more careful as the sugar burns much faster.

    • Gnuthad
      Gnuthad 4 months ago +1

      @Chin Krisbe You don't need a thermometer as it only shows the same information you gain using the age old method of a cup of cold water. Slowly cook the sugar+water and drop a couple of drops in the cup of cold water. When it forms a thread then you're at the thread stage. When it forms soft balls then it's at the soft ball stage and so on.

    • Chin Krisbe
      Chin Krisbe 4 months ago

      Brown sugar and white sugar 1:1 no water?

  • Marisela Cervantes
    Marisela Cervantes 4 months ago +3

    @cupcakejemma can I used corn syrup instead of golden?

    • SesionesdeMermelada
      SesionesdeMermelada 2 days ago

      I used just liquid glucose and they come out perfectly. You can use any nearly kind of syrup. It's just a matter of trying the different results, but I'm sure that whith any kind you're going to reach a very tasteful and decent outcome

  • Eileen Chmielewski
    Eileen Chmielewski 4 months ago

    Caramel, my fave!!!

  • Gulya Swift
    Gulya Swift 4 months ago

    I like your sense of humor

  • Team Imortal
    Team Imortal 4 months ago +1

    8:26, when her husband cums in her mouth.

  • serv4crea
    serv4crea 4 months ago

    Will your caramel soften back up at room temperature after being placed in the refrigerator?

  • Gnuthad
    Gnuthad 4 months ago +1

    Why do you use unsalted butter if you're adding salt anyway? Wouldn't it make more sense to grab the (generally) cheaper salted butter and just add a touch less salt?

    • Chin Krisbe
      Chin Krisbe 4 months ago

      Gnuthad that’s what I thought as well but both types of butter are similar in price in where I lived. But it would be nice to have both options in mind coz I don’t always have both types of butter at home.

  • Lucy Darnell
    Lucy Darnell 5 months ago

    yum love this taste like my cats bumhole

  • mimi m
    mimi m 5 months ago

    how come you have to heat this to 155C ? the other recipe says heat to 149C i am confused now :(

  • Dani l
    Dani l 5 months ago

    Watching your videos in 2019 :)
    My caramel came out too hard, could you suggest what I've done wrong in the process?

    • Nathan TJ
      Nathan TJ 2 months ago

      Dani l You have probably cooked the sugar too much or too long.

  • DCAPImages
    DCAPImages 5 months ago

    Grease proof paper works well

  • Lynor Lou. Gabuat
    Lynor Lou. Gabuat 5 months ago

    What is double cream? Or how can I make it?
    Thank you so much!

  • Games TV
    Games TV 6 months ago

    I would not get to the wrapping stage...

  • Sonia Rojas
    Sonia Rojas 6 months ago +1

    Omg I did this and so did not follow directions🤣I added some butter after I added the creme 😅they turned out okay but man I was like AH CRAP!!!

  • destiny coach
    destiny coach 6 months ago

    Really wish you people on other side of pond would incl ingredients in cups and teaspoons. That'd be great

  • Amy Inker
    Amy Inker 6 months ago

    I can allmost taste it i would love to make this for my mum she loves salted caramel and i think it really makes a differece what type of salt you use aswell to really be able to taste it.

  • MAV
    MAV 6 months ago

    At 8.26 I am salivating... can taste these delicious little morsels , yum!👅👅👅

  • Nigel Walsh
    Nigel Walsh 6 months ago

    I made these last night and followed the recipe to the "T" but my caramel did not set, even overnight so I had to decant it into a jar .... mind you, it tastes absolutely incredible :-) ...... I will of course be trying to make these again.

  • Bobby Parnell
    Bobby Parnell 7 months ago

    Could I make chocolate turtles with this recipe simply by adding in some roasted pecans at the end and then dipping the pieces in chocolate?

  • Vegard Jakobsen
    Vegard Jakobsen 7 months ago

    how long does the caramels last in the fridge?

  • William Deng
    William Deng 7 months ago +3

    Recipe turned out great : ) caramels were super chewy and had an excellent flavor. There are some comments saying the temperatures are wrong and need to be lowered. That is not the case; just make sure you don't turn your stove too high and keep it low or low-medium at all times so your sugar doesn't burn.

  • b1rdkeeper S
    b1rdkeeper S 7 months ago

    Hi Jemma, is this the type of caramel they use in traditionally made chocolate fudge with salted caramel? Or do they use a salted caramel sauce?

  • trini
    trini 7 months ago

    I have no intention of making caramels but you were fun to watch.

  • roieal1
    roieal1 7 months ago

    can I substitute golden sytop with light corn syrop? that's all I have at home...

  • Eric Murphy
    Eric Murphy 8 months ago

    Is it possible NOT to use any kind of syrup? I guess I would need to add more sugar and some lemon juice to prevent crystallization. Right?

  • Charlotte Chan
    Charlotte Chan 8 months ago

    Hey Jemma! I love this video! Would you PLEASE be able to explain to me the science behind these caramels? I understand you cook the sugar syrup to hard-crack stage, which is when the sugar concentration is at 99% (right?). So by adding the cream... what does it do to the concentration... how did you get a dark caramel colour... What did heating to hardcrack stage, then hardball stage do - what role did the cream play in it??? I'm confused!

  • Berkcan Akkuş
    Berkcan Akkuş 8 months ago

    Nice hair :)

  • lovelines Ghemz
    lovelines Ghemz 8 months ago

    hi gemma...
    what can use to substitute golden syrup

  • Khamis abdelftah
    Khamis abdelftah 8 months ago


  • Madelen Aas Karlsen
    Madelen Aas Karlsen 8 months ago

    i have made these a couple of times.. and they are so damn good! I always eat way to many😂😍😍

    • Denisse Herrera
      Denisse Herrera 3 months ago

      She says grams and her recipe. I’m referring to the double cream is in grams and the sugar. How did you convert them

  • diana Keller-Cannon
    diana Keller-Cannon 8 months ago

    what is golden syrup? Is that like corn syrup?

  • Irma Roman
    Irma Roman 8 months ago

    Can you use this to cover pretzels

  • Iman Aziz
    Iman Aziz 8 months ago

    What is golden syrup?

  • Mathilde Jensen
    Mathilde Jensen 8 months ago

    I made this today. I made sure I put the foil in with the dull side up and I greased it with oil, but the caramel was absolutely stuck... Still trying to peel the foil off. I really do not understand why it is not coming off like yours...

  • Raven Harvill
    Raven Harvill 9 months ago

    Can I make this using my gas range or do I need to use a conduction device? In school we used gas range, with different ingredients. I’d like to make this properly.

  • Daniela Pagliaro
    Daniela Pagliaro 9 months ago

    Jemma I love your videos! I am wondering if apples or pretzels can be dipped into this caramel? Thank you for the recipe.

  • Donald Walker
    Donald Walker 9 months ago

    Like your tattoos

  • Umer Bilal
    Umer Bilal 9 months ago

    What is the difference between in toffee and caramel

  • scuba man
    scuba man 9 months ago +1

    I live in NC and i can find golden syrup. It has a lion on it. Says king syrup. Golden. Maybe its not the same as what they have across the pond.. ?

    • Nora Kate
      Nora Kate 9 months ago

      @scuba man yeah! I love that vintage design on the tin, plus it's less plastic from the can.

    • scuba man
      scuba man 9 months ago

      @Nora Kate cool! I tried it one time, didn't care for it but i used as syrup on pancakes, which i guess since i usually use maple syrup, it was more thick and reminded me of molasses.

    • Nora Kate
      Nora Kate 9 months ago +1

      Yes it is in fact golden syrup

  • Caroline Paquier
    Caroline Paquier 9 months ago

    I've spent much time on youtube looking at recipes for traditional salt caramel fudge and Christmas Crack...the holiday sweets I grew up with. Thank you, Jemma for a traditionally sweet Christmas!

  • Ariane M
    Ariane M 9 months ago

    add the vanilla after taking it out of the heat otherwise nothing is left in the end

  • gulmina khan
    gulmina khan 9 months ago

    Sweet death.

  • BuLL eTZ
    BuLL eTZ 9 months ago

    Do you think I could get away with using coconut cream? also I live in Southern California, would these temperatures work for me here, I am referring to the 120° and the 115°?

    • Munzy
      Munzy 9 months ago

      At 4:05 On the candy thermometer, it has its equivalent on the left-hand side which is Farenheight

  • Binal Valand
    Binal Valand 10 months ago

    what can I substitute for golden syrup?

  • khushnaz sopariwalla
    khushnaz sopariwalla 10 months ago

    I love caramels!!...will surely try this!...😍
    Btw wuld it possible for u to make a video on liquor chocolates??...i hv seen a couple of videos on it, but sme hw whn i try my hand on the same, the liquor liquid inside crystallizes...

  • Bradley Zichterman
    Bradley Zichterman 10 months ago

    Why are the liquids in grams and not ml?

  • Sara Adams
    Sara Adams 10 months ago

    Is golden syrup honey? ... or can I use honey instead?

  • Gmolina251
    Gmolina251 10 months ago

    how long these last?