Beyond Salted Caramels: 5 Caramel Recipes to Try Soon!

Salted caramels have been experiencing quite a heyday recently - and with good reason! They're delicious! But salted caramels are only the beginning. What about making blood orange caramels? Or caramels made with crème fraîche?

Blood Orange Caramels from Mattbites - Still have a few blood oranges floating around? Definitely try this recipe!

Butter Rum Caramels from Epicurious - Rum is such a natural pairing for the intense caramel flavors in these candies.

Salted Crème Fraîche Caramels from I Made That! - Just imagining this tangy caramel makes our mouths water.

Szechuan Peppercorn and Kumquat Caramels from Cooking Debauchery - Totally original. Totally irresistible.

Pomegranate Caramels from Vanilla Garlic - Made with thick pomegranate molasses and then studded with toasted almonds and kosher salt. Yum!

What other kinds of caramels do you like?

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