Almond Caramels

Макагиги

Preparation info

  • 3 Dozen

    Candies
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

A Taste of Russia

A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

  • About

These chewy caramels come from Ukrainian kitchens, but their name suggests a Turkish origin.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup

Method

In a large frying pan melt the sugar and cook it over low heat, stirring constantly, until it has caramelized (turned light golden brown). Be very careful not to let the sugar burn.

Stir in the butter and the honey and cook the mixture at the barest simmer for 5 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly, until a bit of the mixture dropped into a glass of ice water holds a pliable ball (firm-bal