Homemade Caramel Candy

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There are a few things I know are true. First, homemade candy is amazing. Second, caramel is probably one of the best flavors ever created (in my opinion, anyway). You can enjoy handmade pumpkin caramels from Tammy at Suss Sweets in our Halloween Gift Box. And lastly, I love Lucy Engelman and her beautifully intimate illustrations. Happy ‘almost’ Halloween!  -Maggie

All illustrations by Lucy Engelman.

Eat Boutique is an award-winning shop and story-driven recipe site created by Maggie Battista. After hosting pop-up markets for 25,000+ guests, Maggie is now focused on opening her first permanent Eat Boutique​–​a food​-​retail concept space ​with a new way to the very best food. Her second cookbook, A New Way to Food: Recipes That Revamped My Pantry & Made Me Love Me, At Last, will be published by Roost Books/Penguin Random House in 2019. Her first cookbook, Food Gift Love, features more than 100 food gift recipes to make, wrap, and share and is available wherever you find favorite cookbooks.

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  • My mouth is watering just thinking about caramels! Must make some time to do this soon. Great illustrations!

    • Jess, I love caramels too. Not as much as I love Lucy, but I love them just the same. 🙂 xox

    • Jess, I love caramels too. Not as much as I love Lucy, but I love them just the same. 🙂 xox

  • Shelby @ Lady Gouda

    OK. I think this will finally be the thing that gets me to buy that candy thermometer… this looks SO good. I love Lucy’s illustrations – such a fun way to show how a recipe works.

    • I’d like Lucy to illustrate my life. She’d make it look so much better. xox

    • I’d like Lucy to illustrate my life. She’d make it look so much better. xox

  • Jill@FreestyleFarm

    Lovely illustrations. I LOVE caramels though my pancreas says NO! I agree with Shelby, time to get a candy thermometer.

    • I think we need to find a great candy thermometers to add to shop.eatboutique.com! I’ll be looking now! xox

    • I think we need to find a great candy thermometers to add to shop.eatboutique.com! I’ll be looking now! xox

  • rebecca

    I’m loving both the illustration AND the recipe! Thanks for sharing both.

    • Hi Rebecca, Isn’t Lucy just a joy?! I love her illustrations – they always make me smile. xox

    • Hi Rebecca, Isn’t Lucy just a joy?! I love her illustrations – they always make me smile. xox

  • Jaryn Finch

    is that 15 cups of sugar? or 1.5

    • LOL Jaryn! That is 1.5 cups of sugar. 15 would be a lot of candy! 🙂 Thanks so much for reading. xox

    • LOL Jaryn! That is 1.5 cups of sugar. 15 would be a lot of candy! 🙂 Thanks so much for reading. xox

  • Denise

    I adore these illustrations – adorable!!!

  • girlzmom85

    hahaha, I saw 15 cups of sugar also…I’m soo glad someone asked (: thanks! I’m gonna make this. I am an avid candy maker but have never made caramel…can’t wait!

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  • Carla

    Is that 15 cups of sugar or 1.5 cups of sugar?

    • It’s 1.5 cups Carla! Sorry about that.