Easy Salted caramel

Prep time 5 minutes

cooking time 10-15 minutes

60g butter

395g can sweetened condensed milk

2 Tbsp maple syrup

2 Tbsp brown sugar

Sea salt to serve

1 In a heavy-based saucepan combine butter, condensed milk, syrup and brown sugar.  Cook and stir over
low heat for 5 minutes or until melted and combined. Increase heat to medium. Cook, stirring constantly, for 8 minutes or until mixture thickens and becomes hard to stir,you  should  be able to easily roll it into balls. Allow to cool completely so you don’t burn your fingers!!

2 Line a tray with baking paper. When cool enough to handle, roll 1 tablespoon of mixture into a ball and
shape with your fingers into small cubes. These can be any size you like, or you could even leave them as balls.

Sprinkle with sea salt and serve.

This caramel is the base I use for all my caramel slices, tarts etc . It sets well but also cooks well and can
be mixed with nuts, rice bubbles, or placed on top of brownies for a indulgent slice. If you are using it as a layer in a caramel slice, remove it from the heat, after about 8 minutes or till its thick, don’t wait for it to be hard to stir, as it will be too thick for your slice.