Caramel. The name alone has you thinking home-made, heartwarming deliciousness! So what would make sweeter guest treats for an autumn wedding reception than something featuring this well-loved treat? And not just as candy! We discovered these pretty creative forms and ways to give caramel, thanks to some remarkable sites and sources. Check out these 5 DIY ideas!
So Sweet and Pretty!
1 - Here’s another take on Fleur de Sel caramels, this time with bacon! Featured on Billy Law’s food and travel blog, A Table for Two, these sweets can be homemade following his recipe, then packaged in little country-style jars as shown—or trimmed to suit your own motif!
2 - A “truly luxurious old-fashioned candy treat,” these Fleur de Sel caramels are handmade by the etsy shop The Caramel Jar. Thinking of what charming packaging to use? They come in glassine bags with personalized kraft paper tags and colored ribbon to match any wedding palette. A delight to give and receive!
3 - How could we leave out caramel sauce? This particular salted version on Recipe Girl doesn’t include a recipe (surprise!) but does provide the cutest printable jar labels and toppers. You could then add an apple or two per jar, and give each guest a darling fall wedding gift package!
4 - Caramels made in a microwave? Certainly, according to this recipe for Microwave Sea Salt Caramels from The Boys Made Me Do It, featured on The Yummy Life! Check out the full post’s tips for shaping the caramels, decorating them with chocolate, and adding toppings like sea salt, sprinkles, or chopped nuts.
5 - Want to impress your guests with some fancy fall goodies? Consider making these cardamom honey caramel pears. Fab foodie site Not Without Salt provides a great recipe, including “tips for success.” Place one on each guest’s plate, and these could even serve as place card pears!