These caramels are flavored with molasses and brown sugar, and the recipe comes from the Rumford Complete Cookbook by Lily Haxworth Wallace, 1927. 1 votePrintDakota Caramels Ingredients2 cups brown sugar1 cup molasses1/4 pound grated chocolate1/3 cup butter1 cup milk1 cup shelled, chopped nutsInstructionsPut all the ingredients, except the nuts, into a large saucepan and cook …
Old School Pastry | Chocolate Caramels
From 1908, here is a recipe for Chocolate Caramels.  
Kitchen thermometers are about as common as skewers and are now in just about any supermarket’s kitchen supplies aisle. But what if you were making candy say 80 years ago and they weren’t so common, or more expensive than your budget allowed? Well, you’d still make candy; you’d just use the The Cold Water Test. …
Everyone’s favorite stop at the dessert table or the focal point at a formal dinner is the showpiece. And the traditional pièce montée has been around a very long time. In 1864, the Parkinson’s confectionery family talked about creating gum paste vases, nougat baskets, and spun sugar webs in The Complete Confectioner, Pastry-Cook, and Baker. Jump to the …
The chocolate themed cookbook from 1909, Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes, by Miss Parloa has many great recipes all revolving around chocolate products such as chocolate blocks, cocoa powder, baker’s chocolate squares, and German sweet chocolate. The book also contains Home Made Candy Recipes by Mrs. Janet McKenzie Hill, and was produced ‘Compliments of Walter Baker …
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