Caramel – even salted caramel – can come across as a bit plain. I mean, how much cream, sugar, and salt can you eat.
Alright, I’ll admit it: a lot. But variety is something. And Recchiuti’s folks know that, which is why my box of C3 salted caramels included this butterscotch caramel.
This caramel had a milk chocolate couverture, with a flavor and texture that are both creamy, and features a nutty aroma that seems somewhat salty.
The caramel is a bit salty with a hint of butterscotch, and is fortunately not overly sweet. I’d been concerned about this piece being sickeningly sweet, with the combination of butterscotch and caramel, but was pleased to find that, while sweet, it wasn’t a sugar bomb. Rather, the creamy caramel and chocolate blend nicely with the butterscotch, and the soft milk chocolate aligns perfectly with the not-chewy-but-not-runny texture of the caramel that dissolves flawlessly.
It’s awesome. Please send me some. I’d be indebted to you forever.
Or until the caramels were gone, which would be soon.
Have you had butterscotch caramels before? What did you think?