Poached Cooking

CHOCOLATE CARAMELS a.k.a Homemade Tootsie Rolls

YIELD: 2 dozen 1 inch bites

TOTAL TIME: 30 min + overnight


  • 267 grams sugar
  • 328 grams corn syrup
  • 308 grams heavy cream
  • Pinch of salt
  • 150 grams chocolate, chopped

Over medium high heat in a small saucepan, cook the sugar, corn syrup, heavy cream and salt to 248 degrees F using a candy thermometer.

Place chocolate in a metal heat resistance bowl. Pour hot sugar over top and stir. Pour final mixture into a greased and parchment lined metal loaf pan.

Cool to room temperature, at least 24 hours. Cut with a very sharp knife into bite sized pieces.