Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels Recipe

How To Make Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels

These rich and indulgent caramels are covered in dark chocolate and finished with a sprinkle of sea salt.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 4 oz dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tsp sea salt for garnish


  1. Line an 8×8 inch baking pan with parchment paper.

  2. In a medium saucepan, heat sugar over medium-high heat until melted and amber in color.

  3. Carefully stir in heavy cream, corn syrup, and butter. Cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches 250°F on a candy thermometer.

  4. Remove from heat and stir in sea salt. Pour caramel mixture into prepared pan and let cool for 15 minutes.

  5. Melt dark chocolate in a microwave or double boiler. Pour over cooled caramel and spread evenly.

  6. Sprinkle remaining sea salt over chocolate. Allow to cool completely before slicing into small squares.


  • Calories : 382kcal
  • Total Fat : 24g
  • Saturated Fat : 15g
  • Cholesterol : 68mg
  • Sodium : 330mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 42g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 36g
  • Protein : 2g
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